About Me: Akshay Sharma is an assistant professor in the Industrial Design Department at Virginia Tech. He is passionate about using design as a catalyst for empowerment of women, especially in the developing regions .Currently he is working on projects related to microfinancing with an NGO in India, use of cell phones for creating a more efficient process maintaining immunization records in developing countries and working with jaipur foot organization to develop a foot measurement system.

My Passions: Empowerment and equality

My Challenges: time

My Vision for the Future: Equal humane world

My Areas of Expertise: Design Thinking


Dear Akshay,

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In friendship,

With best wishes,

Nusrat Ara 


Dear Nusrat, Thanks a lot for your kind message. I hope to engage with this vibrant community and hopefully can contribute in a constructive manner. I hope to enter my new entry soon. Sincerely, Akshay