Meet the South Asian Members of the Biden-Harris Administration

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have selected at least 25 South Asian Americans to work with them.

South Asians on Biden Team
The South Asian appointees and nominees in the Biden-Harris administration.

The Juggernaut


January 20, 2021

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn into the White House today, they bring to the fold an administration that’s touted as ‘the most diverse in American history.’

According to their office, of the first 100+ White House appointees, 61% are women, 54% are people of color, Asian American and Pacific Islander appointees represent more than twice their share of the national population, LGBTQ+ appointees account for 11% of all White House staff, almost 20% of appointees are first-generation Americans, and almost 40% of White House senior staff have children at home.

Of the positions they have appointed or nominated so far, 25 are South Asian Americans. 

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