Maya Shahani is the Chairperson of the Shahani Group which focuses on promoting quality education through its Institutes. The Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management is affiliated to U.K. Universities and has won the DNA and CII awards for the best business school for industry-academic linkages. She is a Trustee of the Thadomal Shahani Trust, founded in 1952 by her late father-in-law Dada Kishinchand Thadomal Shahani, who was one of the prominent members of the HSNC Board after its inception.
She is also the Chairperson of the SAGE Foundation, which educates and empowers the under-resourced and works with the Clinton Global Initiative. The Foundation is an affiliate of Buy1Give1, a global organization which has donated thousands of dollars towards education and healthcare.
Ms Shahani is the Vice Chairperson of the Global Dialogue Foundation which works with the United Nations to bring in a culture of Peace through Dialogue. A patron of the Cancer Patient’s Aid Association, she has opened a Centre for the Early Detection of Cancer in the memory of her mother-in-law. She is the Patron Trustee of the Women’s Movement for Peace and Prosperity which gives a voice to the voiceless women.
Ms Shahani is the recipient of several awards such as the Glory of India (Gold Medalist) Award, Global Peace Award, the Jewel of India Award, the Jamnalal Bajaj Award, the Women Achievers Award, Bharat Jyoti Puraskar, the Entrepreneur Business School Award, the Clinton Global Initiative Certificate, Global Economic Summit Award, the Mahatma Gandhi Samman, presented at the British Parliament, House of Commons, and International Achiever’s Award at the International Summit at Tashkent.
With “Ethical Excellence” as her credo, she fulfils her duties with compassion, love and commitment.