Indian-American Garima Verma elected digital director to office of Jill Biden
- Verma served as audience development and content strategist for the Biden-Harris election campaign
- She has worked as an independent consultant
- I'm honored and excited, wrote Verma tweeted
The incoming US first lady Jill Biden elected an Indian-American woman, Garima Verma, to be her digital director, confirmed Biden’s transition team on Thursday according to PTI.
Sharing the announcement on Twitter, Sharin, Garima Verma wrote, "I'm honored and excited to serve as the Digital Director for our incredible First Lady." followed by a series of tweets where she explained gratitude to the first lady's office.
"For the first time in a long time, I feel so much hope for our future. It's truly the honor of a lifetime getting to be part of something bigger than myself and participating so directly in the change we desperately need. I can't wait for all that's to come! Let's get to work" she added
Verma, who was born in India and brought up in Ohio and the Central Valley of California, served as an audience development and content strategist for the Biden-Harris election campaign, the transition team said on Thursday.
Garima previously worked in the entertainment industry, marketing films at Paramount Pictures and television shows at The Walt Disney Company's ABC Network, and media agency Horizon Media and also served as an independent consultant in marketing, design and digital for a number of small business and non-profit clients, the statement added.
Some additional members to the Office of the First Lady were also announced, picking Rory Brosius to be the new executive director of the Joining Forces initiative while Michael LaRosa was named her press secretary.
"The incoming Biden-Harris administration has a bold vision for our country that will build our nation back better than before. These skilled, diverse and incredibly talented and committed appointees to the First Lady's Office will work tirelessly for American families. I am proud to have them join our White House team," PTI quoted Julissa Reynoso, incoming Chief of Staff to the First Lady.