SHAFAQNA- Sameera Fazili, who was elected by Biden as deputy chair of the US National Economic Council, attended a White House news conference last week.
The press conference, held with White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki, is the first press conference by a woman in Hijab from the White House.
Ms. Sameera Fazili is originally from Kashmir and immigrated to the United States with her parents, who are both doctors.
Sameera Fazili holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Harvard and a doctorate in law from Yale University.
This news is originally published by Shafaqna Persian and translated by Shafaqna English