By Marilyn Weber If you’re a deaf entrepreneur, more and more services are springing up to help you succeed. What’s holding you back? This past year, 2016, Austin, Texas, was ranked No. 2 by Entrepreneur among “the Best Cities for Entrepreneurs.” And, sure, everyone knows Austin for its great music scene, its diverse culinary scene, its high tech. But what […]

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By Marilyn Weber In the early ’90s, I began learning sign language so I could always be able to communicate at a very in-depth and abstract level with my daughter who is deaf. I worked in a hospital pharmacy at the time, and I started attending a pilot program for interpreters for the deaf in […]

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  By Mary Ann Azevedo For Marilyn Weber, CEO of San Antonio-based Deaf Interpreter Services, the decision to enter this field was a highly personal one. As the mother of a deaf child, Weber saw firsthand what she describes as the “tremendous need for, and serious lack of, professional interpreter services in the San Antonio area […]

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Mozzeria, a pizza restaurant in San Francisco that is widely reported to be California’s first deaf-owned restaurant, has recently been in the news. Mozzeria will soon be celebrating its fifth anniversary, and in the wake of growing demand for Mozzeria’s signature productions at food festivals, public events, weddings and corporate events, the restaurant has recently […]

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This month we wanted to take the time to highlight a few of the many deaf-owned businesses from across the globe that have caught our eye. From small towns in Texas, to fashionistas in Brooklyn, all the way to grand hotels in Rome – these businesses are an inspiration to deaf entrepreneurs everywhere. Crazy for […]

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