Three Indian Americans among 2021-22 batch of White House Fellows

The White House fellowship is given to young emerging leaders from diverse fields to encourage their participation on national affairs.

Three Indian Americans among 2021-22 batch of White House Fellows
White House Fellows (L-R) Aakash Shah, Joy Basu, Sunny Patel. Source - LinkedIn

The President’s commission announced the appointment of 19 fellows, including three Indian Americans, to the 2021-2022 class of White House Fellows on 18th Oct. A statement from the White House described the batch of the young leaders as ‘the most diverse class in the history of the program’.

The Indian Americans were appointed to the following posts: Joy Basu to the White House Gender Policy Council, Aakash Shah to the United States Department of Health and Human Services and Sunny Patel to the United States Department of Homeland Security.