|Born:||September 16, 1979 (age 43)|
|Career:||Policy Director, The White House, Office of First Lady Michelle Obama, 2015-2017|
Senior Advisor, United States Department of State, 2011-2015
Adjunct Faculty, Georgetown University, 2012-2014
Associate, McKinsey and Company, 2004-2005
|Education:||BA, MS, and JD, Yale University|
MA, Oxford University
Krish Vignarajah was a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland in 2018.
Vignarajah was born in Sri Lanka on September 16, 1979. She was raised and currently resides in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She received her B.S., M.S. and J.D. from Yale University. as well as an MA in philosophy from Oxford University. After school, Vignarajah started her career at a law firm before moving to the public sector.
Before running for governor, Vignarajah worked as the senior advisor for the United States Department of State and as policy director for Michelle Obama.