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Congress Candidate Val Ramirez Mukherjee (IL 10)  wishes Indians on Aug 15th, 2020 @USIMPACT's event

Congress Candidate Val Ramirez Mukherjee (IL 10) wishes Indians on Aug 15th, 2020 @USIMPACT's event

Congress Candidate Val Ramirez Mukherjee (Illinois Congress District 10) wishes "Happy Independence Day" to Indians on Aug 15th, 2020 in an event organized by US IMPACT, the largest US - India advocacy platform in the USA. Former Finance and Technology Executive, 4. Self-made Businesswoman, Entrepreneur, Mother Val was born in Daly City, CA, on Flag day (June 14, 1973 ) to a Slovenian mother (Renee) and Mexican father (Gus Sr). Renee joined the Social Security Administration right out of high school in San Francisco, CA. She graduated from Berkeley debt-free, while volunteering, working, and maintaining top grades. She later attended two Ivy League universities and graduated from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (MPA), where she received several academic scholarships. She also attended The Wharton School, where she earned an MBA (Finance). Val spent over 15 years in finance, technology, and politics working at leading firms, such as UBS, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Bloomberg, IBM, and Silicon Valley startups. She started volunteering for GOP Congressman Bill Baker. She joined his campaign as his Campaign Manager and Congressional Aide and was one of the youngest women in the country in these roles. During her tenure, she worked on the signature legislation to fund and extend Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to San Francisco airport. She left the corporate world at age 39, to launch and run her family’s private investment office, Zen Capital Partners. Val met her husband, S. Brian Mukherjee, a technology executive turned investor almost 20 years ago while working at an Internet startup in San Francisco. Brian is a first-generation immigrant from India, whose parents fled Bangladesh as refugees during the partition in 1947. Val started playing tennis five years ago and rose quickly through the rankings and competed in local, state, and national tournaments, and represented her local club at the Women’s Nationals in 2017. ************************************************************************************************* The largest virtual celebration of India’s Independence Day in the USA was organized by US IMPACT on Aug