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Mala of Indian origin is Adiga Education and Foreign Policy Expert. She has also worked in the White House during the era of Barack Obama. (File)
President Elect Joe Biden has made some new appointments to the White House. Indian-American Mala Adiga has been appointed policy director of Jill Biden, wife of President Elect. The special thing is that Mala was constantly with Biden and Kamala Harris even during the presidential election. During that time Mala worked as a Campaign Policy Advisor. Mala is an academic strategist. Apart from this, he has deep knowledge about foreign policy. Mala has worked as an advisor in Barack Obama’s second term.
Will play an important role
Jill Biden has already made it clear that she will continue to work as a professor even after coming to the White House or becoming the First Lady. That is, even after becoming the first lady, she will continue to work. Therefore, Mala will have more responsibility. Because, Jill will be busy with the job. Mala has a close relationship with the Biden family. She is also the director of Higher Education and Military Family Wing at the Biden Foundation. However, he will have to withdraw from the foundation after the fresh appointment. Because, after joining Jill’s team, she will become a part of the Federal Administration.
Stayed in White House even during Obama’s time
Mala joined the Barack Obama Administration in 2008. She was the education secretary during that time. Apart from this, he also spent some time in the State Department. Mala also had an important role in the committee on global affairs related to women.
Adiga has also led the Human Rights Department at National Security. Mala lives in Illinois and holds degrees in Public Health from Minnesota College and Human Rights from Chicago Law School.
There will be more appointments
It is believed that Biden’s transition team will announce a few more appointments soon. Four to five appointments can be announced on Monday or Tuesday. It is believed that there may be some officers of Indian origin as well. Dr. Vivek Murthy can be made Biden’s Special Advisor Health. Apart from this, he can also be made Federal Health Secretary.