San Francisco, CA
Shefali Razdan Duggal is a political activist (fundraising and outreach) in support of the Democratic Party. Since 2008, she has held various roles with the Democratic Party, including on elections, transition teams and the Party’s governing body, the Democratic National Committee. Most recently, she was on the National Finance Committee of Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential effort and was a national co-chair of Women for Biden. She also serves as a deputy national finance chair at the DNC and was vice-chair of the Credentials Standing Committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. In addition to supporting the top of the 2020 Democratic ticket since Day One, she was involved in various U.S. Senate and Congressional campaigns throughout the country.
Deeply committed to helping elect more women to office and promoting South Asian political participation, Ms. Razdan Duggal sits on the Board of Directors of Emily’s List and is a graduate and former board member of Emerge, a political leadership training program for Democatic women. She also serves on the San Francisco Committee of Human Rights Watch and previously served on the Board of Advocates for Human Rights First. She is the past president of Indus Women Leaders and a past board member of Indian American Leadership Initiative. In 2014, President Barack Obama appointed her to serve on the Council of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., a position she held until 2018. Earlier in her career, Ms. Razdan Duggal worked at political strategy firm Staton Hughes, the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Democratic parties, and for Senators Ted Kennedy and Dianne Feinstein. She holds a B.S. from Miami University and an M.A. in political communication from New York University.