How We are Transforming the Driving Culture
Drivers Ed Stipends
The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation offers a limited number of drivers education scholarships. These scholarships cover the cost of a state approved drivers education course (up to $300).Stipends are awarded to individuals after an application and selection process. To see more details, or to apply, click here.
The Foundation's annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk to Defeat Distracted Driving is one of our biggest events of the year. Taking place the first week of August, it raises awareness for distracted driving. Community members walk in memory of Shreya Dixit and all those who have tragically lost their lives due to distracted driving.
Youth Outreach Internships
The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial foundation awards paid internships for College and High School students on a number of areas where we need help. These may encompass Social Networking, Smart Phone App Development, Market Research, Marketing and Awareness Campaigns associated with distracted driving.
In doing so, the Shreya R. Memorial Foundation kindles creativity and innovation among the future generations of drivers, and engages them in creating and promoting solutions among their peers.
e-Trainer / MOOC Application
The free e-Trainer / MOOC Application is an online training course that teaches users about driving distraction-free. It is the world's first Adaptive Massive Open Online Course (aMOOC™)for distracted driving. An Intelligent Modular Learning Tool for tablets, smartphones and computers.
Public Service Announcement (PSA) Videos
We sponsor PSA competitions to raise awareness about the problem of distracted driving. in 2015, the foundation asked students to film, produce, and submit creative videos on the importance of driving distraction-free. We participated in EDU Film Fests hosted in the twin cities and awarded 8 students prizes for their work..
Speakers / Awareness
The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation has experienced speakers who speak at conferences, driver-ed programs, and youth groups, about the importance of driving distraction-free. Our speakers tell compelling, heart-felt stories about the real dangers of driving distracted . Contact us today to learn more or schedule a speaker.
Do you have ideas on improving our projects?
If you have an idea of how the Foundation could educate communities on driving distraction-free please Contact Us.
Write to Vijay@shreyadixit.org
This new book by Vijay Dixit, of the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation, is a one-of-a-kind resource that brings together real-life stories, facts and figures, fascinating research about our behavior behind the wheel, and expert perspectives on how we can end the distraction epidemic. It is a book no driver can live without.
“A call to action, written with heart” -Senator Amy Klobuchar
One Split Second will be available for sale at the 9th Annual Raksha Walk on August 6. The author will be present to autograph the book.