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Hon. Rajan Sawhney, Calgary-North East

Heavenly Father, we thank you for the leaders in our province. Today we ask for a special blessing to be on Hon. Rajan Sawhney. Thank you for raising her up, and we ask that you would empower her to do all that is in front of her. Give her extra wisdom, guidance, and discernment to make hard choices that will help all the people of Alberta. We ask that you would touch her and her family with your grace and peace today, that any worries and cares they may have would be taken care of by you. We pray this all in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Minister Sawhney was elected on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-North East and is the Minister of Trade, Immigration, and Multiculturalism. 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.