In the News: Nirupa Shah, Gage Board President



The Seattle Times: Seattle’s Impact 100 women pool their money to maximize their charitable boost


"NIRUPA SHAH, A South Africa native who recently moved to the Seattle area and became a U.S. citizen, was looking for ways to contribute to, and connect more deeply with, her new home. But that can be hard to do as an adult with grown kids and an established professional life.

When she found out about Impact 100 Seattle through a neighbor, “It was as though my message went out into the universe and I was getting exactly what I wanted,” Shah says."


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