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The Maryland Governor Post Hopeful

By January 26, 2018 No Comments

Meet Krishanti Vignarajah, The Maryland Governor Post Hopeful

Vignarajah is known for her ‘Let Girls Learn initiative’, which was aimed to help girls around the world receive quality education.

In the last week of July this year, Krishanti Vignarajah, former first lady Michelle Obama’s ex- aide and the brain behind the ‘Let Girls Learn initiative’, hinted upon running for the Maryland governor’s post. Vignarajah, 37, who worked for Obama for about two years, will be joining a crowded field of Democratic candidates running for the post.

“A number of folks have encouraged me to run, and I’m seriously considering it,” Washington Post quoted Vignarajah as saying in a text message. She declined to comment further, the publication reported.

Early Life

Vignarajah is one of the few women who broke the glass ceiling to be chosen for crucial projects at White House and created an impact through her work.

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“I am running for Governor because I am worried my daughter and all children in Maryland will not have the same opportunities my parents gave me when they brought our family here when I was a baby girl. The deficit in leadership from our current Governor could not come at a worse time.”