Father, we bring the Honourable Rajan Sawhney before you today. We ask you to move upon her heart and life. We ask that you would give her wisdom and strategies from the throne room of heaven. Take her to the drawing room and lay out the plans that you have for her to implement here on the earth, as she fulfills her duty as the Minister of Transportation. We ask, Lord, that you would bless the Honourable Rajan Sawhney, her husband Gurpeet and their four children, all Albertans, and all of Alberta in Jesus name. Amen.
Minister Sawhney was elected on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-North East and is the Minister of Transportation. 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.