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Vashkar Bhattacharjee

Vashkar Bhattacharjee

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Vashkar Bhattacharjee (Bangladesh) is the Program Manager at Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), where he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of disability and ICT related activities. He is also the focal person for DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) and 2nd Vice President at the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES). He has been working as a National Consultant in developing web accessibility with the Access to Information (A2I) initiative in the Office of the Prime Minister. Vashkar is interested in ICTs for development, but he is deeply passionate about e-accessibility and information accessibility for persons with disability. He is visually impaired, but refuses to let this be a restriction in his life and to his achievements.

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Connecting the World 11 December 2017

Building a World Free of Barriers: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared Part One and Part Two of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office...

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Connecting the World 7 December 2017

Making Education Accessible for All: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

We recently shared the first part of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. Vashkar is the National Consultant, Accessibility, A2i, Prime Minister’s Office of...

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Connecting the World 3 December 2017

Technology with Purpose: Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s Story

In honor of today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we are sharing Part One of Vashkar Bhattacharjee’s story. He...

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