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The Honourable Rajan Sawhney was re-elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary North-West on May 29, 2023. She previously represented Calgary-North East.
On June 9, 2023, Mrs. Sawhney was sworn in as the Minister of Advanced Education.
She previously served as Minister of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Minister of Transportation and Minister of Community and Social Services.
Before serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mrs. Sawhney worked in senior positions in the oil and gas industry.
She has an MBA and holds degrees in economics and political science from the University of Calgary.
An avid volunteer, Mrs. Sawhney served as the senior vice-president of the Sikh Society of Calgary and Director of its Guru Nanak Punjabi School. She is a recipient of the Canada 150 award bestowed by YW Calgary in 2017.
Mrs. Sawhney and her husband, Gurpreet, have four children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing and playing sports. She speaks Punjabi and Hindi.
She was the 940th Member sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.