A serial entrepreneur with a passion for technology and disability, Shilpi Kapoor is the founder of BarrierBreak & 247 Accessible Documents that focus on digital accessibility. With a team of 200+ accessibility experts and approx. 65% of them having a disability, she has grown this to scale.
An accessibility evangelist, Shilpi is looking ways to make digital accessibility a priority! She has been recognized as one of the Top 15 Women Transforming India by Niti Aayog 2019 and as one of the Top 20 Most Powerful Women in Business in India for the year 2017 by Business Today magazine.
Her belief in inclusion goes beyond with Newz Hook, which is a India’s premier media site focusing on disability, inclusion & accessibility. Having started in India, she wants to take this globally, so that we can change attitudes towards people with disabilities. An Ashoka Fellow and a recipient of “NCPEDP – Shell Helen Keller Award 2008” – Non-disabled role model supporter of increased employment opportunities for people with disabilities, she has successfully built a sustainable business model in disability products and services.