Biden Nominates Indian American as Envoy to Netherlands
Shefali Razdan Duggal says she is “genuinely committed to political advocacy.”
An immigrant to the US from Kashmir, Duggal, 50, has been raised in Cincinnati, Chicago, New York and Boston.
The White House made the announcement along with several other key administrative and diplomatic positions.
Duggal, a mother of two, is an experienced political activist, women’s rights advocate and human rights campaigner, the White House said.
Active in presidential elections, she has been involved in the Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden campaigns. She is a former Presidential Appointee to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council and continues to serve as a Western Regional Advisor.
Duggal is a San Francisco Committee member of Human Rights Watch, a member of the Wake Forest University Leadership and Character Council, and served on the National Board of Directors for Emily’s List.
She has a masters in Political Communication from New York University and a degree in Mass Communication from Miami University.