Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah

Former Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation in the White House

Shah has spent her career as an entrepreneur and innovator in government, business and the non-profit sectors. She is the former Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the first White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. She also served on President Obama’s Transition Board overseeing the Technology, Innovation, Government Reform working group, led Google.org’s global development initiatives and co-founded Indicorps, a non-profit which offers fellowships for Indian-Americans to work on development projects in India.