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Sonal Shah, IndiCorps Co-Founder To Head White House Office Of Social Innovation

In India, Politics on May 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm
Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah, former head of global development at Google.org, and co-founder of Indicorps will head the new White House Office of Social Innovation.

Members of President Obama’s transition team proposed creating an Office of Social Innovation to promote government efforts to help innovative nonprofit groups and social entrepreneurs expand successful approaches to tackling pressing social problems.

Ms. Shah was a member of the Obama transition project’s advisory board and co-chair of a transition group that made recommendations about technology and innovation, including “innovation and civil society.”

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