SIKH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2014
November 14, 2014 | 6:00pm | McGraw-Hill Conference Center
1221 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl., New York, NY
Jasmeet Ahuja (Moderator)
Jasmeet K. Ahuja is a judicial law clerk on the U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Previously, she spent six years working in Washington, D.C., on U.S. policy towards South Asia. As the senior adviser on South Asia on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, she drafted foreign policy legislation on Pakistan and lobbied for the right of Sikh Americans to wear turbans while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Prior to joining the House, she worked as the director of South Asia in the Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, where she was responsible for overseeing defense trade. Jasmeet began her career as a Presidential Management Fellow in the Pentagon. She earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering from Stanford University. She serves on the advisory boards of the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership, The Sikh Coalition, and Project2049.