The Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut (SABAC) have elected Namita Tripathi Shah to serve as its seventh president. Shah has served on the SABAC Board of Directors since 2009 and has served as an officer of the organization for many years, most recently as Vice President.
As noted in the SABAC press release, "We are incredibly excited at the election of Namita T. Shah to the presidency of SABAC," said Cecil J. Thomas, a director of SABAC. "Namita has always demonstrated the utmost dedication and commitment to this organization, and we look forward to our continued growth under her leadership."
The SABAC was founded in 2004 to support and promote the needs and goals of South Asian-American law students, lawyers and academics as well as other legal professionals in Connecticut. It supports initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion within Connecticut's legal profession, and has organized and led many efforts that support the needs of the South Asian community in Connecticut and abroad.