Shwetal shah

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Organization: Drumroll HQ
Affiliation: Fellowship Program
Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom

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Shwetal Shah is the Head of Partnerships at Erase All Kittens. Shwetal graduated with a Master's in International Marketing at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. With a strong focus on client-facing roles at previous organisations in the telecoms, retail and financial service industries and a few fortune 500 companies, she developed a core understanding of the business nuances in different sectors and undertook market research in the open-source software community. Shwetal works on forming partnerships with global organisations and finding opportunities within the public sector and Government departments to support E.A.K. in empowering girls with digital skills. This year, Shwetal was named a UN Empower Women “Champion for Change”. She was nominated by Forbes Asia 30 under 30 2018 and selected by the British Cabinet Office to be part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 youth task force programmes committee. Nominated for the Young European of the year 2018 and won the WeAreTech Women 50 Award.

Career History

  • Drumroll HQ -Erase All Kittens September 2017- To Present (Head of Partnerships)
  • Erase All Kittens- a video game designed from the ground up to teach text-based programming languages like HTML to kids between 8-13 especially inspiring girls to code.
  • One Point Consulting January 2015 – August 2017 (Business Analyst Graduate Job)
  • Building large systems architecture for UK Telecoms and Rail Industry

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation


  • Bachelor of Mass Media (Major- Advertising), University of Mumbai, 2013- 83%- Distinction
  • Masters of Science in International Marketing, University of Strathclyde, 2015- 2:1


  • Business Launchpad Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
  • Social Enabler no.30
  • Beyond Sustainability Award 2017
  • Code First: Girls "Ones to watch" for 2017
  • Curating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Youth Forum
  • WeAreTech50 2017 Winner
  • Forbes Under 30 Asia Nominee 2018
  • ICANN61 2018 Fellow
  • Young European 2018 Nominee