Autism has become more and more common over the last few years. Unfortunately society has not evolved in regards to Autism awareness. At least not until Sanjay Shah got involved. April is autism awareness month in Dubai and to spotlight the disease, Sanjay Shah Denmark and his wife put together another Autism Rocks concert. With the help of American rappers Flo Rida and Tyga, Sanjay goal is to change everyone’s perception of autistic humans.
This is a topic that hits home for Sanjay and his wife as they have an autistic son. Since Autism Rock’s inception, the charity has raised over £600,000. They charity has worked with many recording artists such as Prince, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Bublè, and Drake in both London and Dubai. Without Sanjay Shah and his wife Usha, none of this would have been possible.
The financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom specializes in property trading, consulting, and professional sports investments. Shah wasn’t always in the financial industry, he studied medicine before decide that wasn’t what he wanted to do with his life. Shah owns more than three dozen other companies across London, Virgin Islands, Dubai, Luxembourg, Malta, and the Cayman Islands. As of January 2016 Sanjay Shah considered himself retired.
He is responsible for Autism rocks by discovered he could use music to help raise awareness of a very serious disorder. All the proceeds earned from the Autism Rocks concerts go back into the Autism research. He is also a trustee of Autism Research Trust which provides donations to the Autism Research Centre of Cambridge University. The world could use more people like Sanjay Shah; more people who are really wanting to make a difference in this world.