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Sonal Shah

MEMBER SINCE: 2019

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
National Policy Director
Mayor Pete Buttigieg's Presidential Campaign
2019
2020
Senior Fellow
Case Foundation
2012
2014
Fellow
Insitute of Politics
Harvard University
2012
2012
Deputy Assistant to the President
Office of Social Innovation
White House
2009
2011
Head, Global Development Initiatives
Google.org
Google
2007
2009
Vice President
Goldman Sachs
2004
2007
Associate Director
Center for American Progress
2004
2005
Director of Operations
Center for Global Development
2002
2004
International Economist
International Affairs
U.S. Department of Treasury
1994
2002
Analyst
Andersen Consulting
1990
1992
Executive Director
Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation
Georgetown University
2013
Primary Policy Areas

Banking/Financial Regulation, Economy, Government Operations/Innovation, Housing, International Aid And Development, Nonprofit/Philanthropy, Poverty, Small Business, Technology

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Board Governance, Change Management, Economic Formulation, Human Capital, Information Technology, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Strategic Planning

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities

Community Resilience: Hands-On Experience and Lessons From Abroad With Sonal Shah

Season: 1 Episode:15 | August 09, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Sonal Shah, Founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center at Georgetown University, former policy advisor to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Academy Fellow, to discuss teaching communities best practices for building resilience, her experience on Mayor Buttigieg's presidential primary campaign, and the Beeck Center's practical approaches to teaching resilience.

With Sonal Shah, Founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center at Georgetown University, former policy advisor to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • Building resilience in international communities
  • Sonal's work at the Beeck Center
  • The biggest challenges and best practices for teaching communities resilience solutions
  • The value of hands-on experience and citizen-centric services
  • Sonal's experience during a presidential primary campaign and her advice to Mayor Buttigieg
  • The role of social media in public administration

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