Amber Kierra uses her story of sight loss to motivate and inspire others. Having lost 90% of her eyesight growing up, Amber learned to overcome fear and navigate obstacles of any kind. Her belief is that we are not held back by our circumstances but can live our lives rooted in purpose with boldness and courage. This belief has instilled the drive to empower others to take the next step in making their dreams come true.
In this podcast, Amber talks about growing up with sight loss. She also talks about her parents and their commitment to ensuring she became successful and independent. The problems of studying at college and the importance of sport and being a team member are also covered. Additionally, she discusses the charity she has set up to help blind children and adults obtain blindness training and tools.
Amber feels resiliency is her superpower and that having those specific experiences early in her life taught her to thrive in the midst of adversity.
You can find out more about Amber at her website.