Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Administration Has Indian Origin Women As Senior White House Officials

Joe Biden administration is a proud for Indians with several Indian Origin women as top officials at the White House in the United States of America. 

With Kamala Harris as the Vice President of the United States of America, the Joe Biden administration appointed other women for high positions.

In addition to Kamala Harris as the VC, Vanita Gupta is named as Associate Attorney General Department of Justice, Uzra Zeya as the Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights. 

Mala Adiga has been appointed as Policy Director to the future First Lady Dr. Jill Biden.

Garima Verma is the new Digital Director of the Office of the First Lady, Sabrina Singh has been named as the White House Deputy Press Secretary.

Aisha Shah is named as the Partnership Manager at White House Office of Digital Strategy. Sameera Fazili would occupy the key position of Deputy Director at the US National Economic Council (NEC) in the White House. 

White House also has Indian-Americans Sumona Guha as the Senior Director for South Asia, Shanthi Kalathil as the Coordinator for Democracy and Human Rights. 

Sonia Aggarwal has been named Senior Advisor for Climate Policy and Innovation in the Office of the Domestic Climate Policy at the White House and Two Indian-American women have been appointed to the Office of the White House Counsel. Neha Gupta has been appointed as the Associate Counsel and Reema Shah as the Deputy Associate Counsel.

In addition, Sabrina Singh was appointed as the Deputy Press Secretary of the White House, Kiran Ahuja as the member of transition team in the White House, Neera Tanden as the Influential Office of Management and Budget at White House and Bhavya Lal as the part of Transition Team of NASA with the Office of Science at the White House.

Seema Nand and Garima Verma were named as the member of the transition team with U.S.A., Department of labours and Digital Director to Dr. Jill Biden to lead digital campaigns.

During the campaign, Biden had indicated that he would rope in a large number of Indian-Americans.

Joe Biden during an event on the15th of August 2020 said, “As President, I’ll also continue to rely on Indian-American diaspora that keeps our two nations together, as I have throughout my career. He further added, “My constituents in Delaware, my staff in the Senate, the Obama-Biden administration, which had more Indian-Americans than any other administration in the history of this country and this campaign with Indian Americans at senior levels, which of course includes the top of the heap, our dear friend (Harris) who will be the first Indian-American vice president in the history of the United States of America.”

The new administration in the United States started with the swearing in ceremony of the Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States of America.

While Joe Biden took oath as the President, Kamala Harris, an Indian-African took charges as the Vice President.

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