Vijayashree (Viji) Dilip
Viji Dilip, with a deep passion for bringing education and information to the print-disabled community Viji launched the US chapter of Vidyavrikshah in 2007. Now called Access Braille, the organization’s vision is to make sure that every visually impaired child has equitable access to education. Her unique combination of education and work experience in both India and in the U.S. has been a great asset in launching the Access Braille program. Viji has over fifteen years of experience in the financial field working at the Skoll Foundation, Hewlett Packard and Price Waterhouse in India as well as Internet startup companies. She has an MBA from San Jose State University, a CPA degree from AICPA and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Sudha Rajagopalan was a software professional for over 2 decades. In 2008, she became visually impaired. In Sudha’s words about her involvement with Access Braille, “I'm greatly impressed and inspired by the confidence and enthusiasm with which the visually impaired children and adults lead their lives. I'm determined to make a difference not only in my life but in other visually impaired people's life as well. I'm extremely grateful to Access Braille for showing me the path to make such a difference”