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Tish Scolnik

Tish Scolnik
GRIT Freedom Chair

GRIT is an all-terrain wheelchair designed to help you move beyond the pavement. This easy-to-push, lever-driven wheelchair comes armed with rugged mountain bike wheels and a big, sturdy front wheel. GRIT has been featured in Forbes, The Boston Globe, National Geographic, and The Wall Street Journal.

Tish Scolnik is the co-founder and CEO of GRIT. The GRIT Freedom Chair is an all-terrain wheelchair designed to help people with disabilities move beyond the pavement. Cruise across grass, cut through the mud, tackle an obstacle course race, or hit the beach. The choice is yours! She graduated from MIT in 2010 with an SB in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Applied International Studies. She has previously worked at the World Bank and the US Department of Health and Human Services.