Text Size:
Contrast Scheme: Subscribe to RSS feed

About Us

Newz Hook - Changing Attitudes towards Disability with a Special Focus on Disability related News.

15% of the population experiences some form of a disability, and yet are often ignored! Today, people with disabilities are at the peripheral of most conversations. Newz Hook looks at how to engage with them as an inclusive part of the conversation.

At Newz Hook, we highlight stories and information that will let people see people with disabilities as equal, as able, as in-dependent and with empathy! We disseminate information to assist people with disabilities and their circle of influence become aware of what's happening in the world.

Driven by inspiring stories and a vision for an inclusive world.

Our Impact

  • People with Disabilities

    We share the voices of people with disabilities by discussing issues and solutions that enable them to be participate in society on an equal footing!

  • Society

    We inspire society to look at inclusion from a broader lens and build accessibility into the ecosystem.

  • Non-Profits

    We amplify your message and spread the word on how to create an accessible society.

  • Brands

    We connect Brands to the untapped market opportunity of a loyal customer base that is currently under-served.

Whom do we impact?

Our amazing team of editors, content writers, video editors, and deaf reporters have published close to 4000 stories that have inspired and have triggered conversations towards inclusion of disabled in the mainstream.

Our stories reach out to more than 3,50,000 people every month through our website, app and social media channels.

Our Team

Shilpi Kapoor
Founder, CEO

Shai Venkatraman
Editor & Content Partnership

Ramya Venkitesh
Director of Product Curation & Communication

Rati Misra
Head of Strategy & Partnerships

Content Writers

Deaf Reporters

Unnati Matai
Web Developer

Shreyas Tripathi
Video Editor

Hear from our Readers

I was very impressed with the website & the way even the simple elements have been kept in mind like font size and backdrop colour. Hats off to thinking differently!

- Archana Rao, Special Educator

I am passionate about technologies for the blind as well as latest news on tech & social activities happening in the disability sector. My need to have a low vision friendly news app is totally fulfilled by NewzHook.

- Prashant Naik, Bank Employee

It is a very simple sign language of interpreter and mostly important news that matters to me. It's very helpful app.

- Dinakar Vasudevan, Deaf User

Newz Hook has always amazed me for driving a web-accessible online portal. Presently we have many online media portals that brings in different categories of news. I feel, what made Newzhook distinctive among them is that, they publish real life heroes stories. It’s truly inspiring to read and acknowledge stories from different parts of the globe especially of those unsung heroz. Bravo to the entire team!

- Dhanya Ravi, freelance content writer and disability evangelist

Our Awards

  • Inclusivity Champion Award - Inclusive India Conclave 2018

  • Zero Project Award 2018 for Innovative Practice on "Accessibility".

  • Ascent Awards 2017 in the category "Business Innovation of the Year".

  • Indian ISV Awards 2016 in the category "Best Application for People with Special Needs".

  • 7th NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Awards 2016 in the category "Exemplary & innovative work towards the cause of accessibility".

Contact Us

- We'd be happy to respond

Call Us

  • +91 (22) 2686 0485-87
  • +91 (22) 2686 0489-90

Follow us on Social Media