Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer
Amitabh Shah is the founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, YUVA Unstoppable. He is the winner of Prince's Prize for Innovative Philanthropy in the year 2015 and was conferred by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.
From top cricketers (VVS Laxman, Sir Ian Botham, Irfan Pathan, etc.) to Bollywood stalwarts (Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to Shiamak Davar), Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and Late President, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam amongst others have participated in YUVA Unstoppable’s initiatives proactively. Amitabh is a celebrated inspirational speaker on the power of self-belief & gratitude for colleges and corporate bodies (Ivy Leagues like Yale & Wharton, IITs, IIMs, YPO-WPO). He was invited to speak at United Way’s Million Dollar Roundtable Conference 2016 (Donors who give between $1M & $10M/year) in Orange County; CA.
YUVA Unstoppable is an NGO that gives corporates, schools, and colleges a platform to help less privileged children by providing resources and time. Over 100 top organizations including likes of United Way, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, KPMG, Vodafone, Adani, Kotak, HDFC, Torrent, Roquette Group and others partner with YUVA have planned to upgrade the sanitation status (improved toilet, drinking water facilities, educational resources, etc.) of the poor inner city schools. They have mobilized over 150,000 young people across 32 cities in India and have impacted 4, 00,000 less privileged children.
Amitabh Shah launched YUVA, 12 years ago after pursuing MBA from Yale University, rejected a JP Morgan banking offer to work on the Real Streets of India. He was Executive President of Times of India Foundation (Largest English Selling Daily Globally) & Founding Chairman of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce’s Youth Wing.
Non- Executive Chairman
Abhi Shah is the Vice Chairman of Morae Global Corporation, the legal and compliance powerhouse formed by the merger of Clutch Group, a leading legal, risk and compliance analytics and managed services firm, and Morae Legal, a full-service legal consulting and solutions provider. Previously, Mr. Shah was the Founder & CEO of Clutch Group, named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America and ranked as a top legal solutions provider by industry authorities including the New York Law Journal, NelsonHall, Chambers Global, Frost & Sullivan and Dun & Bradstreet. In a short span of 9 years, Mr. Shah grew the business to seven offices across the US, Europe and Asia with a team of legal, technology and process experts serving Global 500 companies. Ernst & Young named him 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year and the Harvard Business School published a case study and a book on entrepreneurship featuring his success story. Featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, WSJ and Barron's, he is a recognized leader in the global business community.
In addition to his responsibilities for Morae Global, Mr. Shah serves as the Chairman of Yuva Unstoppable, India's premier youth movement that has mobilized over 150,000 volunteers impacting the lives of over 400,000 underprivileged children in the municipal schools, slums and orphanages across 32 cities of India. Yuva was awarded the 2015 Prince's Prize for Innovative Philanthropy by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. In addition, Mr. Shah was the cofounder of two non-profit organizations, promoting investment and trade between the U.S. and India, and leading bi-partisan advocacy on Capitol Hill and the White House on issues of concern to the Indian American community. As part of this work, Mr. Shah helped launch the Congressional Task Force on U.S.-India Investment and Trade Relations and has led Congressional, Gubernatorial, and CEO delegations to India for talks with the Prime Minister and India's leading government and business leaders.
Mr. Shah received a BBA in Marketing with honors from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He also completed the Eisenhower Leadership Development Program led by former U.S. President George H. Bush.
National Vice President
He is one of the Founding Members who started off as a volunteer & formally joined Yuva in 2010.
He is closely involved in interacting with corporates and schools. Instrumental in the overall management & Operations of the organization, He is also involved in motivating volunteers, organizing awareness & interacting with our associated partners.
He has pursued an MBA in Leadership & Project Management from the Auckland University, New Zealand. He declined an offer from Telstra Clear to pursue social change in India and contributed in founding YUVA Unstoppable. Pavan has served as the Senior Program manager For Times Foundation Rajasthan.
Strategic Communication Head
As a social entrepreneur who believes that love and happiness can bring a revolution, Parth Vasavada follows his heart and dreams of making this planet more peaceful. He is a young visionary and an emerging leader, crafting opportunities for the youth through a plethora of initiatives through the platform of Yuva Unstoppable. He is the founding member and currently serves as Strategy & Corporate Communications Head for Yuva Unstoppable wherein he monitors the trends, meets donors and oversees the fund raising and designs strategy the way forward. Parth is a gifted orator and an active participant of Tedx Talks, UN Conclaves, US Consulate Young Change-makers Conference and many such symposiums. He puts his pen to good use and his columns are read in and around Ahmedabad. Not exactly wanderlust, but his calling for discovering the unsung heroes and collecting inspiring stories took him across 8 nations on a motorcycle peace tour named De Paix Yatra.
An art, literature and culture enthusiast, Parth finds and instills an essence of peace, love and unity in whatever he does. At Yuva, he designs innovative campaigns focused on getting maximum results with an aim to spread hope and happiness. The health-conscious cyclist is an amateur foodie and a voracious reader.