Politicians

nampiaparampil

Dr. Devi Takes on the Establishment

The Republican candidate for public advocate of NYC wants to fight for more empathy in an apathetic system, that’s Devi Nampiaparampil’s goal

Hiral Tipirneni

The All-in-one Indian-American Politician: Hiral Tipirneni

Tipirneni, an Indian-American politician as well as physician, was born on September 28, 1967 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a cancer research advocate and serves on the Maricopa Health Foundation’s board of…

Nirmala Sitharaman

India’s Power Woman: Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Finance, as well as Corporate Affairs of India Nirmala Sitharaman, was born on August 18, 1959, in New Delhi. Formerly the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs in…

Nikki Haley

Meet The First Female U.N Ambassador: Nikki Haley

Former South Carolina Governor, Nimrata Nikki Haley, served as the country’s 29th U.S. Ambassador from January 2017 to December 2018, to the United Nations making her the country’s first female U.N. ambassador.…

Pramila jayapal

A Woman of The World: Pramila Jayapal

India-born Re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, Pramila Jayapal is a Congresswoman from Washington, DC. Democrat Pramila Jayapal, an Indian-American, beat Republican Craig Keller in the state’s 7th Congressional District by…

The Voice of The White House: Sara Gideon

Sara Gideon (Democratic Party) served as a representative for Maine’s District 48 in the state legislature. On December 5th, 2012, she was sworn in as president. On the 2nd of December 2020,…

Vasavi Chakka

Vasavi Chakka: The Gandhian Candidate

For Vasavi Chakka, running for city council in Naperville, Illinois, is an extension of what she has always been engaged in: public service.  Having been a community activist and small business owner,…

Upping the Ante

Dr. Sadaf Jaffer, the first South Asian American woman mayor in New Jersey, now plans to run for state assembly. If she wins, Jaffer, whose second term as mayor of Montgomery Township…

District 24 Elections

Four South Asian Women Run for NY City Council

Four South Asians Run for City Council in NYC District 24 Special Elecitons New York City is set for local elections in November 2021. But certain districts have special elections to the…