Ralph Braun Receives White House Champion of Change Distinction

We are honored to share some very exciting news. Ralph Braun has been selected as a Champion of Change as part of the White House Administrations “Winning the Future” initiative.

Each week, the White House honors Americans who embody the goal of building an America that will win the future. The honorees are nominated by the public, and they represent multiple categories ranging from educators to entrepreneurs to community activists.

Ralph Braun’s award is in the category ofChampions of Change for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) for people with disabilities. He will be recognized for his efforts to invent and engineer solutions for individuals with disabilities and for his overall impact initiating change in the disability community.

Yesterday the White House hosted an event honoring Ralph Braun and his fellow honorees. While Ralph was unable to attend, he was still recognized during the ceremony. The event included representatives from White House agencies, and a discussion was held amongthe participantsabout their work and their vision of a more accessible future for all. The conversation is viewable here on theWhite House You Tube Channel.You can also view Ralph’s blogon the White House website at:www.whitehouse.gov/champions

This is an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime honor for Ralph Braun and The Braun Corporation and is especially fitting during our 40th anniversary year. Thank you for your role in giving freedom and mobility to individuals with physical disabilities over the last four decades. We look forward to many, many more.