RestoringVision’s Visionary Journey: From WHO SPECS 2030 Launch, to New Catalytic Funding, and Engaging at the Skoll World Forum

 By Pelin Munis, Ph.D., CEO, RestoringVision  Dear Partners, Donors, and Supporters,  I am thrilled to share with you the remarkable progress and impactful milestones achieved by RestoringVision and our global community in the past few months as we continue our visionary journey toward solving the global vision crisis.  This May, I traveled to Geneva, Switzerland […]

Meet RestoringVision’s New Partner Relations Associate: Jasmine Brinkley

Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, and then moving to Washington, D.C., Missouri, and now Florida has granted Jasmine Brinkley, our new Partner Relations Associate, the grace of not only understanding the needs of urban communities, but also the exposure to those organizations and trailblazers with similar goals in mind.   Jasmine’s personal goals include: […]

WHO SPECS 2030 takes us closer to our vision of clear sight for all

The launch of the WHO SPECS 2030 initiative marked a major turning point for global vision care. For over twenty years, RestoringVision has been working towards our vision of a world where everyone who needs glasses has them.  Now, with the World Health Organization leading the charge to achieve the ambitious goal of increasing Refractive […]

Reflecting on Moments of Impact: Celebrating 20 Years and Advancing Our Global Mission

As I recount the whirlwind of events from the last few weeks, I’m filled with an overwhelming sense of gratitude and purpose. The week of March 11 in particular marked a pivotal moment in our journey at RestoringVision, a series of milestones that not only celebrated our past achievements but also illuminated the way forward as we continue to create pathways to solve the global vision crisis. 

RestoringVision Celebrates 20 Years of Impact on 28M Lives and Pathways to Solving the Vision Crisis at the United Nations

New York, NY – March 28, 2024 – RestoringVision, a leading global nonprofit dedicated to creating equitable access to vision services and eyeglasses worldwide, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a landmark event held at the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations on March 12. The event, attended by nearly 80 individuals including distinguished representatives […]

RestoringVision Rings Closing Bell at NASDAQ, Shines Spotlight on Eye Health Globally

RestoringVision, a global nonprofit dedicated to creating equitable access to vision services and eyeglasses for people living on less than $2 a day worldwide and leading the charge to solve the global vision crisis, visits the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion of RestoringVision’s 20th anniversary and the global prioritization of […]

RestoringVision Presents at Vision Expo East to Inspire Private Sector Engagement

RestoringVision presented on the stage at the Bridge at Vision Expo East in New York City on March 16 to inspire increased private sector engagement in solving the global vision crisis during a session entitled, “Doing Good is Good for Business: How to Leverage Philanthropy to Increase Sales and Your Impact.” RestoringVision CEO Pelin Munis, […]

Meet RestoringVision’s Manager of People Operations: Sharon Ramirez

With over a decade of dedicated service in Human Resources, Sharon Ramirez brings extensive experience and a genuine passion for cultivating inclusive and thriving work environments to her new position as Manager of People Operations at RestoringVision. Throughout her career, Sharon has specialized in talent management, employee relations, and organizational development, always prioritizing the well-being […]