As Chairperson and Managing Trustee of AIM for Seva and Swami Dayananda Educational Trust (SDET), Ms. Sheela Balaji has directed her efforts towards grassroots level societal transformation through education. An ardent student of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati, she is committed to carrying forward the vision of Pujya Swamiji. Ms. Balaji has worked to create opportunities for rural communities to learn, find employment and adopt sustainable living practices. She has been instrumental in AIM for Seva’s efforts in setting up 134 projects across 16 states in the spheres of education, healthcare and community development – which have impacted over 20 million lives. Ms. Balaji has also helped to successfully revive and cultivate over 130 heritage rice varieties through Spirit of the Earth.
Sheela BalajiChairperson and Managing Trustee