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Hon. Rajan Sawhney, Calgary-North East

Father in Heaven, we bring to you today the Honourable Rajan Sawhney. We thank you for her and all the knowledge, talents, and abilities that she brings to her role. We pray that she would feel your peace fill her, so that she would not be overwhelmed by the tasks before her, but instead be encouraged. May she build strong relationships and colloborate well for the betterment of all people in our province. We pray this all in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Minister Sawhney was elected on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-North East and is the Minister of Advanced Education. Sawhney is a mother of four, an activist, and a senior professional in the Oil and Gas industry. Born and raised in NE Calgary, Sawhney is a first generation Canadian whose parents who immigrated from India. Rajan attended the University of Calgary, earning a degree in Economics and Political Science and an MBA. Sawhney has worked in the oil patch for over twenty years in a variety of roles in economics and business development. Prior to her election, she served as the Vice President of Business Development for Fracture Modeling Inc. As a volunteer, she has played a key role in leadership with several non-profit organizations. Rajan was recognized as a Community Builder by the YWCA for Canada 150.