2021 SAC Audiology Event Webinar Series: Sustainable Hearing Care for Underserved Communities

Audra Renyi
May 19 2021
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Registration deadline is May 19, 2021 - 12:30 p.m. (ET)

May 19, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Time Zone Time
Pacific Time 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Mountain Time 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Central Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Eastern Time 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Atlantic Time 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Newfoundland Time 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.



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$336 (CDN) for the entire series*

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* The registration fee includes SAC membership for the remainder of 2021. This membership will provide access to our full suite of SAC Professional Development live webinars and recorded webcasts, including the recorded Audiology Event series. The SAC webcast library has over 175 recorded webcasts. Following The Audiology Event, an additional nine live webinars are scheduled to occur for the remainder of the year (until December 2021).



The WHO estimates that 466 million people have disabling hearing loss and of these, 34 million are children. In countries like Guatemala, there is only one audiologist; in Honduras, there are none. Inequitable access to hearing care presents a critical challenge that must be urgently addressed through capacity-building and empowerment of communities to create locally-owned hearing care solutions.


This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).


Presenter Biography

Audra Renyi

Audra Renyi is the Executive Director of the non-profit World Wide Hearing Foundation International and the founder of earAccess, a for-profit social enterprise. She has worked as an investment banker on Wall Street dealing with private equity firms. Ms. Renyi has also worked with Doctors Without Borders, in Chad, served as the CFO of the One Acre Fund in Rwanda, worked as a business consultant in microfinance in Kenya and as director of development at Canada World Youth in Montreal. Ms. Renyi holds bachelor’s degrees in economics (Wharton School) and international studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed an executive leadership program at Harvard Business School. She is a winner of the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Award, the 2020 CANIE Woman Entrepreneur of Canada award and was named a Heroine of Health at the WHO World Health Assembly.


About World Wide Hearing

Founded in 2011, World Wide Hearing Foundation International (“World Wide Hearing”) is a global non-profit organization headquartered in Montreal, Canada. As of 2021, World Wide Hearing has been able to serve directly over 130,000 people, mainly children across 7 countries. World Wide Hearing currently has active programs in Guatemala, Peru, the Philippines, Zimbabwe and Indigenous communities in Canada. In the past it has had projects in Kenya, Jordan and Vietnam. In 2015 and 2017, World Wide Hearing won the Google Impact Disability Challenge and the Google Canada Impact Challenge to create mobile technologies to increase access to hearing care.


Accessing the Webinar

Zoom is used to host this webinar. Before joining, be sure to check system requirements to avoid any connection issues.

Note about internet: We suggest you DO NOT use a Wi-Fi connection to view the webinar as it can be unreliable and you may lose connectivity during the presentation.