This inspiring story of one of CMC’s technology adjuncts was published in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. By Ryan Summerlin.
Alice Brouhard went from nurse to tech nerd for her family.” Creating better mountain futures for all people in our community:Alice Brouhard’s years of struggle to help her daughter overcome a traumatic childhood brain injury have led her to some places she never imagined.
That’s recently included the stage for a TEDx Talk, where she told about spearheading an initiative to sway the world’s biggest tech company to recode its operating system in a way that helps people like her daughter to live independent lives.
In 1986, Brouhard and her husband were skiing with their 5-year-old daughter, Kara, at Sunlight Mountain when a skier hit the little girl. “The minute she was hit she stopped breathing,” said Brouhard.
Her husband, Jim, and another man started CPR, but Kara would be in a coma for two months. Click for full story.