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Hon. Rajan Sawhney, Calgary-North East

Heavenly Father, we pray for our provincial executive council today, especially for Honourable Rajan Sawhney. May she sense Your guidance as she ministers to the department staff and works with her political staff to shape legislation for the needs of Albertans. Grant to her peace and rest when at home. We pray in Your name, 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.