Architect of the Project
DR. ALIM CHANDANI
Greatest passion is to show the Deaf community that ‘impossible dreams can become possible.’
Obtained a Doctorate Degree in Administration and Supervision in Special Education from Gallaudet University in 2013. His dissertation focused on the feasibility of managing Deaf programs in Higher Education institutions in India. His dissertation provided him the opportunity to shift to India by recognizing and understanding the hurdles and hardship in the Deaf community of India.
Prior to forming this new initiative, he has served as an Associate Vice President of Centum-GRO Initiative, a division of a CSR arm – Centum Foundation in New Delhi. Centum-GRO Initiative represented an innovative Skill Training Hub of the Deaf specializing in training on Deaf Empowerment and Leadership – created and led by Deaf Experts.
Dr. Alim has delivered several TEDx Talks and has advised government and NGOs in emerging market across the world on Deaf Education and Skills Training for the Deaf. Over hundred presentations he had delivered throughout the World.
To reduce stress, he likes to experiment with creative cooking by mixing flavors and spices from Mexico, Italy, and India. He loves to watch Bollywood movies as well as Films on Netflix.