Joe Biden expands his list of Indian advisors by appointing Shamina Singh to the President’s Export Council


She joins a group of esteemed leaders to create long-lasting and inclusive prosperity for people and economies in the US and around the world.

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Joe Biden, US President has added another Indian American to his growing list of Indian advisors by naming the appointment of Shamina Singh, a business leader and founder, President of Mastercard’s Center for Inclusive Growth, as a member of the President’s Export Council.

“I am deeply honored to join the group of esteemed leaders that make up the President’s Export Council. From the earliest days of my career, I’ve gravitated toward work that helps create long-lasting and inclusive prosperity for people and economies in the US and around the world,” she said.

Singh is currently serving as the Executive Vice President of Sustainability at Mastercard and a member of the company’s Management Committee, as per a White House statement. She has held senior positions in the White House and the US House of Representatives previously.

Previously, Singh was appointed as Executive Director of the first President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Later, she was appointed to a six-year term on the board of Americorps by ex-president Barack Obama and served as chair for two years.

As per the White House communique, Singh also co-chairs the Ad Council of America’s Advisory Committee on Public Issues and serves on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League.

The President’s Export Council serves as the principal national advisory committee on international trade, advising the President about government policies and programs that affect US trade performance; promoting the expansion of exports; and providing a forum for resolving trade-related problems among the business, industrial, agricultural, labor, and government sectors.

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