The Introducer Volume 4 - Page 29

When Shwetal was ten years old she looked around at her comfortable life and started questioning her privileges, perhaps, feeling guilty for all that she had in comparison to many girls in India. When she was fifteen, her mother helped her get into a perfume-making class and, as she mastered the art, she started getting requests from family and friends to make perfumes for them. Her response to their requests was the beginning of her first social enterprise. Shwetal charged a small amount for the purchases and used that money to buy toys for children at a hospital in Mumbai. From perfumes to teaching English to street kids, Shwetal continued her giving, believing that she had this amazing “weapon” to use against the issues that plague the less fortunate…her education. Now, you may understand why we listed her awards under her current job title. Her accomplishments betray her youth.

Shwetal is twenty-five now and working at Drumroll/Erase All Kittens, a young London software company that’s out to empower girls through game-

SHWETAL SHAH

(United Kingdom)

Head of Partnerships, Drumroll HQ, Ltd./Erase All Kittens

Board Member, European Youth Award

Code First: Girls "Ones to watch" for 2017, UN Empower Women Champion 2017


US Senior Foreign Services Officer

Diplomat, Department of State, Office of Global Affairs

Founder/Pitching Instructor, Navco Sports Analysis

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Business Launchpad Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, WeAreTechWomen 50 Award Winner 2017, Women in IT Award 2018 Nominee, Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018 Nominee

US Senior Foreign Services Officer

Diplomat, Department of State, Office of Global Affairs

Founder/Pitching Instructor, Navco Sports Analysis

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