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Our Evangelists

Tanvi Yogesh Shah

Tanvi Yogesh Shah shared the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media with A.R. Rahman and Gulzar in the 52nd Grammy Awards for the song Jai Ho, from the movie Slumdog Millionaire. Tanvi is also a social worker and was invited to speak at the TEDxSF conference on Global Health in November 2012. She is actively involved with the Cancer Institute and with the “End Polio” campaign of Rotary International along with Amitabh Bachchan, A. R. Rahman, and Anil Kapoor.

Nita Belliapa
Nita Belliapa
Nutritionist-in-training and stay-at-home mom

Nita’s first ABBF experience was the Everest Base Camp expedition, one she says helped her “experience so much more” because it was inclusive. In the months that followed, she committed to running marathons with us, asking why she should run alone when she could run with others. A strong believer in sport as a medium, she believes runners, tandem cyclists and trekkers are questionings false images everyday. “What is ‘disabled’ meant to look like anyway?” she asks.

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