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Mala Adiga, an Indian-American, Appointed As Jill Biden’s Policy Director

On Friday, the US President-elect Joe Biden appointed an Indian-American, Mala Adiga, the policy director of his wife Jill Biden. Jill Biden will be the First Lady.

Ms. Adiga has served as a senior advisor to Jill Biden and a senior policy advisor on the Biden-Kamala Harris campaign. Earlier, Ms. Adiga was the director for Higher Education and Military Families at the Biden Foundation.

During the administration of Barack Obama, Mala Adiga served as the deputy assistant secretary of state for Academic Programs at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in the Secretary of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues as chief of staff and senior advisor to the Ambassador-at-Large. She was also the director of human rights on the National Security Staff.

Ms. Adiag, a native of Illinois, is a graduate of Grinnell College, the University of Chicago Law School, and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health

She is also a trained lawyer. She has also worked as a clerk for a federal and had worked for a Chicago law firm before joining the campaign of former President Barack Obama in 2008. Ms. Mala Adiga first started in the Obama administration as a counsel to the associate attorney general.

In a statement, Joe Biden appreciated the “dedication” of additional members of his team and said the new addition will serve the American people and help build back better, creating a more just, equitable, and united nation.

“I’m proud to name additional members of our team who will help deliver the change America needs in these difficult times. Their dedication to overcoming the challenges facing our country today are rooted in their diverse backgrounds and experiences. They will serve the American people and help build back better, creating a more just, equitable, and united nation,” said President-elect Biden.

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