Kashmir-born Aisha Shah has been appointed as Partnerships Manager at the White House Office of Digital Strategy, the transition team of United States President-elect Joe Biden announced on Monday. Shah will report to Director of Digital Strategy Rob Flaherty.

Shah was raised in Louisiana. She helped Biden in his election campaign by acting as the digital partnerships manager. Currently, Shah is acting as an advancement specialist at the Smithsonian Institution. Earlier, she has worked as an assistant manager at the Corporate Fund of the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Shah has also worked as a strategic communications specialist at Buoy and Spitfire Strategies.

Other members of Biden’s digital team include Platform Manager Brendan Cohen, Digital Partnerships Manager Maha Ghandour, Video Director Jonathan Hebert, Director of Platforms Jaime Lopez, Creative Director Carahna Magwood, Designer Abbey Pitzer, Traveling Content Director Olivia Raisner, Deputy Director Of Digital Strategy Rebecca Rinkevich and Director of Digital Engagement Cameron Trimble.

“This team of diverse experts has a wide range of experience in digital strategy and will help connect the White House to the American people in new and innovative ways. They bring a shared commitment to building our nation back better, and I am thrilled to have them on our team,” Biden said.

“Digital communities and online spaces have taken on even more importance in the wake of the pandemic. We’re building a team to speak to the lived experiences of all Americans. With much of our lives online, it is critical for this administration’s digital efforts to be inclusive and extensive,” Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said.

Incoming White House Chief of Staff, Ron Klain, said: “Digital outreach will be a key pillar of the Biden-Harris Administration’s engagement with the public. By bringing a talented team of digital strategists to the White House, we will ensure a robust dialogue with the American people, wherever they are.”