Bhuvan holds MSCS (Masters of Science in Computer Science) from University of Texas at El Paso, Texas, USA and MMS (Master of Management Studies) from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India. His career as a Software Development Professional in several prestigious Silicon Valley organizations spans over 18 years. He has significant experience in leading and nurturing overseas teams.
Bhuvan strongly believes in giving back to the community and helping the people in need. He volunteered and made several donations to domestic as well as international entities like Sunny View Retirement Community, Sankara Eye Foundation, Second Harvest Food Bank and Vishwahitha Educational Trust. He actively contributes and advises his school Alma Mater on various educational and charitable initiatives.
Vijaya Saradhi Chilakamarry
Vijaya holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from IIT, Mumbai. He worked at various Bay Area Technology firms including Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Currently is a Technology Manager at Wells Fargo managing a team of Software engineers in Digital Channel Technology group. Besides being in software industry, he has passion for contributing to society, be it Indian fine arts, which he pursues passionately, or financial help to various non-profit organizations.
He has also started a non-profit organization called Vishwahitha Educational Trust in India to help under-privileged students by providing monetary and mentoring help throughout their academic years starting from senior high. He helped hundreds of economically backward students in realizing their educational dreams and make them and their families self-sufficient. Being a male Indian Classical dancer, he regularly volunteers and helps various Art schools across the Bay Area in raising awareness about arts and procuring funds for social causes through cultural events. He is passionate to avail any opportunity that comes across in giving back to the society.
Vijaysai has a Masters degree in Industrial Management and Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He has extensive experience in Software Services and Product development in both US and India. He runs his own company providing offshore services to clients in web and mobile technologies.
He has provided financial assistance to several poor students, donated to Sankara Eye Hospitals and worked with charities in India and US. Also actively engaged in charitable activates through alumni association of NIT Warangal, India. He lives in Hyderabad, India.
Divija Anantasai Bhimaraju
Founder & Co-President
Divija is a third year Bioengineering major and Regents Scholar pursuing her education at UC Berkeley. When she was 12, she got inspired by the 20-20 by 2020 mission of Sankara Eye Foundation, a well-recognized charity in the Bay Area and started creating her own space in changing the lives of the curable blind. Through tutoring and other creative ways of offering her voluntary services, she raised donations to perform hundreds of eye surgeries for rural poor in India, besides spreading her message in the younger generation around her. She is passionate about working at the intersection of healthcare and community engagement in order to fill in the gaps of our healthcare system.
She is also a volunteer coordinator for the Bay Area Coalition of Concerned Medical Professionals, a grassroots organization that works to empower low-income and undocumented people in East Bay to get the healthcare they need and deserve. I’m a licensed EMT and worked with UCBMEDLIFE as a volunteer in their mobile clinic in Lima, Peru.
Divija is an accomplished dancer, debater, writer and tutor.
Manasa Hari Bhimaraju
Hari is a senior at The Harker School in San Jose, CA. She has been an avid tinkerer and inventor for the past four years, combining her love for technology and community service to make various tools for the visually impaired that have been distributed at blind schools around the country. Her explorations gave her the honor of presenting at the 2016 White House Science Fair, where she met Mr. and Mrs. Obama.
This past summer 2018, she attended an Artificial Intelligence camp at Stanford, discovering her interest in AI and computer vision. She is now continuing to work on the research she began during her summer 2017 and 2018 internships at UC Irvine, pursuing her passion for health sciences. Hari leads the weekly programming and electronics classes for middle school students at Donum Visi, raising funds for the blind and encouraging technological innovation in the youth.
Hari, in 2019, led the effort of conducting a first ever Startup Camp for Blind students in liaison with Light House Labs to empower them with entrepreneurial skills to pursue building their own organizations. Designed and anchored the International Day of Girl event with distinguished panelists from various walks of life.
This year, she has been mentoring groups of students in helping out the visually impaired students via initiatives like vocational training, curriculum design, outreach and chemistry camps.
She is the Vice President of Outreach in her school’s FRC robotics team, and a founding member of the Global Youth Entrepreneurs. In her free time, she loves to sing and dance, participating in both her schools performing arts programs and Indian classical culture organizations.