The Impact of Indian-Americans on U.S. Politics

Co-Hosted by Hopkins at Home, the Johns Hopkins India Institute, and the SNF Agora Institute

Indian-Americans, though representing just over 1% of the U.S. population, play a critical and growing role in the U.S. democratic process, in the spotlight now more than ever that Kamala Harris has become the country’s first African- and Asian-American Vice President. Join us on March 16 to hear from a number of prominent Indian-American leaders about their communities and their own perspectives on political priorities, the evolving nature of the U.S.-India relationship, and the future of the United States

During this hour, join Hahrie Han, Director of the SNF Agora Institute, with a special introduction by Raj Gupta, Chairman of the Johns Hopkins India Institute Advisory Board, for a conversation with the Honorable Ami Bera, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (CA-07), the Honorable Pramila Jayapal, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (WA-07), and Deepak Raj, Chairman of the New Jersey State Investment Council and Founder and Managing Director of New Jersey-based private investment firm Raj Associates. The panelists will share their experiences as Indian-American leaders in the U.S. political community.

For more information about this event, please visit the Hopkins at Home events webpage.

Please note: The views expressed in this session are the participants’ own and do not necessarily represent the views of Johns Hopkins. Johns Hopkins does not endorse or oppose any political candidates for public office.