Shilpa Rajkumar Shukla joined VIDYA in 7th standard and learnt about it through friends who used to attend classes at the NGO. She comes from an economically weak background as her father is
auto-rickshaw driver and her mother is a homemaker. She also has an elder brother and a younger sister. Shilpa has done her 10th from Mumbai public high school and joined the Youth forum in 2017. She received a scholarship from VIDYA in her 10th standard and cleared her 12th science with 87%. She aspires to become a pediatrician in the future and is working hard to accomplish that dream of hers.
VIDYA has helped in financing her studies and improve her academics score. Being from HINDI MEDIUM school, she faced heavy difficulties in understanding and speaking in English. VIDYA made sure she never misses anything due to language barriers. The Volunteers at VIDYA always had her back and helped mentoring her. From having really bad stage fright to becoming a confident speaker, Shilpa has definitely come a long way with the help of VIDYA.