Sonal Shah, 35, founder of Indicorps, was voted India Abroad Person of the Year 2003.

Indicorps, set up in 2001 by Shah and her siblings Roopal and Anand, is a non-profit organisation that helps young Indian-Americans reconnect with their heritage by providing them with an opportunity to spend time in India doing community work at grass roots level.

ALSO SEE: A community honours one of its own


Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Also see: A Rising Star

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