Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed as Joe Biden wife’s policy director
US president-elect, Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American, Mala Adiga as the policy director of his wife Jill Biden. Adiga has served as a senior advisor to Jill and a senior policy advisor on the Biden-Kamala Harris campaign. Prior to this, she was the director for higher education and military families at the Biden Foundation.
During the term of Barack Obama, Adiga had served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programmes 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, besides as director for human rights on the National Security Staff.