A fun-filled festival event is scheduled to take place in Dubai to help raise awareness for autism. The event is based around an organization called Autism Rocks. The charity was founded in 2014 by Sanjay Shah Denmark and his wife Usha. They started the organization in efforts to raise money for Autism awareness and research. Their youngest son was diagnosed in 2011 when he was two years old and they wanted to have the option to be able to help in some way. They came up with a charity event that involves concert performances by famous musicians to help raise money. They’ve had the pleasure to work with artists such as Michael Buble, Prince and Snoop Dogg. Their goal is to help others better understand the condition and help them get the necessary help needed to achieve everyday tasks. Autism is a neurological condition that affects many people. It is becoming more widely known as research is being developed and people, like Sanjay and his wife, are making efforts to help with the condition.
Prior to starting Autism Rocks, Sanjay Shah was an accountant and entrepreneur. He worked in the accounting and financial banking industry for many years before he decided to open his own investment business which he names Solo Capital. The office is headquartered in London but there are over thirty nine offices surrounding the area along with the Dubai area. He had over 1000 employees before he decided to semi-retire. He initially moved to London from Kenya to pursue a field in medicine. He attended King’s College where he studied pre-med and soon discovered it wasn’t something he wanted to do anymore. He started studying accounting and eventually started his own companies. Solo Capital was by far one of his most successful companies. Shah quit his accounting job to start the investment firm and decided to give it a year of hard work and dedication. Within five short years the company had reached the millions and Shah was able to sit back and relax a bit while he pursued Autism Rocks. Autism Rocks has kept him busy for awhile now and he’s been dedicated to raising funds to help in any way he can.
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