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Candidate #12

Candidate #12
Rajalakshmi SJ

India

I am Dr. Rajalakshmi SJ - Miss Wheelchair India 2014. I am a dental specialist, a consulting orthodontist by profession. I am blessed with two different lives in the same lifetime one of the abled & other of the differently abled. My journey on wheelchair began when I was 21 years old due to a road accident leading to spinal cord injury, unsuccessful surgeries & a wheelchair for lifetime. Being on wheelchair, I completed bachelors of dental surgery, did a course in psychology, fashion designing, vedic yoga, wheeled the ramp for Orion Fashion Week 2015 and I am gold medalist in masters of dental surgery. I have done research on genetics, presented paper & poster in national conventions. I am an assistant professor in a dental college, the proprietor of dental clinic S J Dental Square & Serve as the chairperson of my organization S J Foundation which works for the causes of the disabled. I have won a legal battle for the rights of disabled in education, organized Miss Wheelchair India 2015, I Conduct free dental health camps at schools, I am a peer trainer for wheelchair training programs, participated in wheelchair basketball & wheelchair dance. I have also appeared as a chief guest & a motivational speaker in several events including google. My achievements have been appreciated, awarded & felicitated at various forums. I have been rated as one of the bold women in India, Awarded as a positive hero & a women of substance. My personal interest life in interior designing, singing, dancing, painting, swimming & I have travelled eleven different countries on my wheelchair. I love driving my customized hand driven car & have mapped various road trips across my state. Currently, I an fighting legal battle for rights of disabled in job, organizing a national dental workshop, expanding my dental clinic to a second branch, gearing up for wheelchair tennis tournament and tedx talk.