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Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah is a professor of the practice and the founding executive director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. She joined the Georgetown faculty in 2014.

International activities include:

  • Served as Deputy Assistant to the President and founded the White House Office of Innovation and Civic Partnership under President Obama.
  • Contributor to the field of international development through positions at UBS Optimus Foundation, Case Foundation, Oxfam America, Non Profit Finance Fund, the Urban Alliance, and The Century Foundation.
  • Co-founder of non-profit Indicorps which works on issues of healthcare, education, farming, women’s development across India.

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