Atlanta Business Chronicle has included Sonjui L. Kumar, a founding member of KPPB Law, among its Women of Influence honorees. Kumar has been chair of the Board of Asian Americans Advancing Justice–Atlanta, and is legal and governance director of South Asians for America. She’s also on the Board of Trustees, Leadership Atlanta; the Board of Directors, National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms; and the Board of Directors for Atlanta’s Fox Theater. Current chair of the Advisory Board of the Georgia Indo American Chamber of Commerce (GIACC), Kumar is a founding member of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) Foundation, where she has been past president of both national (SABANA) and local (SABA-GA) chapters. In 2017 and 2021, Raksha awarded her the Ramesh and Vijaya Bakshi Community Change Award. Her other honors include a Commitment to Diversity award from the State Bar of Georgia and the Cornerstone Award from SABANA. Kumar was named Volunteer of the Year for her efforts to introduce the Girls Who Code program in elementary and middle schools.
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