Shah also serves as the Southern California representative for Engineers Without Borders – USA, acting as mentor and facilitator for a number of professional and student chapters in the Southern and Central California regions. He previously served as Vice President of the Los Angeles Professionals chapter, after holding the Presidency for two years. It is with the LA Professionals chapter where he worked on projects in Mexico, Malawi, Mali, Tanzania, and Guatemala. He traveled to the southern highlands of Tanzania in 2011 to build an extensive rainwater catchment and filtration system for a primary school.
Engineers Without Borders – USA (EWB) is a volunteer non-profit humanitarian organization that partners with communities in “developing” areas of the world in order to improve on their quality of life through sustainable engineering projects and community education. EWB supports community-driven development programs worldwide through the design and implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while fostering responsible leadership.