Kartik Sawhney is one of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners of 2016. Kartik is passionate about universal access to education. Although he was born blind, Kartik excelled in science and technology at school. However, he discovered that blind students were prevented from pursuing science after grade 10. Kartik founded Project STEMAccess, which offers hands-on science workshops in India, as well as virtual training sessions. Here Kartik shares his thoughts on Project STEMAccess, and his hopes for similar young people in India
Introducing the 2016 Queen's Young Leaders: Kartik Sawhney
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