The dominance of Indians in American politics is increasing. Indian-American Mala Adiga has been appointed Jill Biden’s policy director. Jill Biden is the wife of newly elected US President Joe Biden. Jill will take charge of the country’s first woman after Joe Biden is sworn in as president on January 20. US Vice President Kamala Harris is also of Indian descent.
Mala belongs to the hometown of former US President Barack Obama, Illinais. He is a graduate of Grinnell College, Minisota School of Public Health, University of Chicago Law School. Adiga also worked as an advisor to the Associate Attorney General during the Obama administration. Biden and previously served as Senior Policy Advisor and Jill Biden Senior Advisor on the campaign team of new Vice President Kamala Harris. Adiga was also director of a higher education and military families branch of the Biden Foundation.
Mala Adiga worked as the Assistant Assistant Secretary for Academic Program in the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs under the administration of former President Obama. Adiga served as Chief of Staff at the Office of Global Women’s Issues in the President’s Office. He was responsible for human rights posts.
Adiga worked as a federal government clerk early in her career and was employed at a Chicago law firm before joining Barack Obama’s campaign in 2008. Biden has already announced the appointment of four members to his senior executives at the White House.