Our vision is to destigmatize hearing loss, design opportunities where limitations exist, and expand more ways to live our lives to the fullest.
Our mission is to provide access to information using technologies. We support people who are d/Deaf, hard of hearing or have any auditory impairment by removing systematic and safety challenges every day in a world predicated on hearing.
Enable – We believe in providing our community with the tools to confidently achieve the things they want to do. Everyone deserves to be the CEO of their life.
Acceptance – We value the underdogs, the people overlooked for authentically showing up as who they are. We like to change the narrative and give them a platform to be outstanding.
Awareness – Information is power. We want to empower you with information to give you choices at any moment of the time.
Mobility – We want to take you where you want to go and get you to enjoy the ride along the way.
Transparent – We say what we do and do what we say, all while creating a trusting environment for others to engage with us and feel safe. We admit when we make mistakes to help us become better versions of ourselves.
Empathy – We pause to take time to understand one another, despite our differences and life experiences.
How it Started
Time for change! – As someone who is hard of hearing, I was waiting for the day that I could own an affordable and effective alerting device. A product that was suitable for an independent, active and adventurous person like me. But after sleeping through a few fire alarms, the fear that I could be in danger hit hard. I knew that I needed a solution and I decided that I was going to make it happen. With my passion for entrepreneurship and after dusting off my computer science degree, Lisnen was born.
I like to think that Lisnen is more than an alerting device for the deaf and hard of hearing community. It is a game changer and life enhancer. It is about empowering our community with tools to help achieve each person’s goals. We have a community of diverse people that should not be hindered. Our challenges shouldn’t set us back, but rather move us forward.
But we don’t have to do it alone.
Lisnen is a journey that I want to share with you. Together, we’re co-creating the lives that we want to see and have. It’s time we take matters into our own hands. Let’s work together to make this happen!