Shefali Razdan Duggal is a political activist and an Indian immigrant from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
White House will nominate an Indian-origin political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal as his envoy to the Netherlands, President Joe Biden has announced. Duggal has served as the National Co-Chair of Women for Joe Biden, and as a Deputy National Finance Chair at the Democratic National Committee. Along with several other administrative as well as diplomatic positions, the White House made this announcement on Friday.
Duggal, a mother of two, is an experienced political activist, a women’s rights advocate, and a human rights campaigner. She is also a former Presidential Appointee to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council.
During the Barack Obama era, Shefali Razdan Duggal was active in the 2008 Presidential campaign. She was also associated with Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign, and was a member of Clinton’s campaign’s Northern California Steering Committee and the Women for Hillary Committee.
Duggal has a degree in Mass Communication at Miami University and has also received an MA in Political Communication from New York University.
She has also the winner of several civic awards, including the Western Regional Leadership Award by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, recognition as a Community Hero by the California State Assembly. She has also received an award as one of the Most Powerful Women in California by the National Diversity Council.