The President of the US, Joe Biden, has nominated outstanding Indian-American authorized knowledgeable Anjali Chaturvedi as Normal Counsel within the veterans affairs division. She is the most recent from the Indian-American neighborhood to be named for a key place within the administration. Biden has additionally appointed Indian-American scientist Arati Prabhakar because the director of the Workplace of Science and Know-how Coverage (OSTP).
In line with the White Home, Chaturvedi is a Deputy Assistant Legal professional Normal within the Legal Division of the U.S. Division of Justice.
The primary imaginative and prescient of the US Division of Veterans Affairs is to offer veterans with the world-class advantages and companies they’ve earned. Their imaginative and prescient is to take action by adhering to the best requirements of compassion, dedication, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
Meet Anjali Chaturvedi
Chaturvedi has labored in all three branches of the federal government and in non-public apply throughout her profession. She was the Assistant Normal Counsel and Director of Investigations for Northrop Grumman Company, earlier than returning to authorities service. She was main Northrop Grumman Company’s world investigations crew.
Chaturvedi had served as an Assistant Normal Counsel at British Petroleum and as a companion on the Washington, DC legislation agency of Nixon Peabody. She was a federal prosecutor earlier than getting into non-public apply.
She served each within the District of Columbia and the Northern District of California US Attorneys’ Places of work, together with as Deputy Chief of the Felony Trial Part and Chief of the Organised Crime Strike Drive, throughout her time on the Justice Division.
Chaturvedi, who started her authorized profession clerking for the Honourable Gregory E. Mize of the District of Columbia Superior Courtroom, additionally taught trial advocacy and felony process as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown College and Hastings School of Regulation.
She was born in Cortland, New York, and is a first-generation American.
A graduate from the Georgetown College Regulation College and Cornell College, she is an authorized yoga trainer and management coach.
Chaturvedi at present lives in Chevy Chase, MD together with her husband and son.
Prabhakar was nominated by Biden as a high science advisor to the US President on Tuesday, June 21. The choice has been hailed by the White Home and the Indian-American neighborhood as “historic.”
Final week, Indian-American safety knowledgeable Radha Iyengar was nominated by Biden to the highest Pentagon place.
The White Home stated in a press release final month that Biden is about to appoint Indian-American profession diplomat Gautam Rana as the brand new US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovakia.
(With PTI Inputs)