First Ever Blind Contestant & Winner of MasterChef
Christine Ha is the first ever blind contestant and season 3 winner of the competitive amateur cooking television show, MasterChef U.S., on FOX with Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, and Joe Bastianich. She defeated over 30,000 home cooks across America to secure the coveted MasterChef title, a $250,000 cash prize, and a cookbook deal. Read More >
TEDTalk: How the Blind See the World
TEDTalk: Let's Cook By Eating First
"IndependenceFirst was honored to have Christine Ha as our 2014 guest speaker. Christine’s personal story, heightened with her win on MasterChef, was heartwarming and inspirational. Attendees felt Christine was personable and eloquent. Guests were happy to have the chance to meet and have their cookbooks signed after the event where Christine was gracious and patient."