April was a special month for Dubai – it was the autism awareness month. Autism Rocks orchestrated an action-packed festival on April 1, 2016. To watch American top rappers, Tyga and Flo Rida entertain their fans and raise autism awareness; people were required to pay Dh50. The participants had an opportunity to donate towards research into the development disorder.
Changing the world
Usha and Sanjay Shah Denmark, the founders of Autism Rocks, have worked tirelessly to ensure people with autism are respected. According to Shah, the desire to make a positive impact in the society developed due to personal discipline and commitment. The couple has an autistic son, and their primary goal is to ensure people with such conditions are getting the necessary exposure to prosper in their lives.
Autism in brief
Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder, which affects the speech of a person and ability to enjoy what the world has to offer. The causes of this disease are still unidentified, and it is incurable. Individual with Autism and their families deserve unconditional support. Statics indicate that the number of autistic people increases every year. In the UK, one in 100 people develops the complication every day.
Sanjay Shah is a well-known hedge fund manager, who has earned the confidence of top investors. He supports many charitable organizations and runs Autism Rocks, a foundation he founded to create autism awareness and finance its research. Since inception, the Foundation has been hosting successful concerts featuring top musician in the international music scene such as Drake, Snoop Dog, Flo Rida, Tyga, and the late Prince. The funds collected during such concerts are used to finance autism research.
Shah began his career in the medical specialty but switched to accounting, which was his area of interest. He worked for leading London-based investment banking firms. After the financial crisis of 2008, Shah decided to launch his company, Solo capital. Since inception, Solo Capital has undergone a tremendous growth, diversified its portfolio of services and products, and hired more employees. The firm focuses on sports investments, trading, and consulting. As the CEO of Solo Capital, Shah ensures clients are getting unique financial solutions and services.