New US ambassador to the Netherlands

Ambassador-Designate Shefali Razdan Duggal will present her credentials to HM King Willem-Alexander on October 19. Razdan Duggal was born in India and moved with her family to the US at the age of two. She is an experienced political activist, women’s rights advocate, and human rights campaigner.

During her confirmation hearing testimony, Razdan Duggal said as an immigrant, she represents the diverse face of the United States and the generations of people throughout its history who found an opportunity in the US: “While my story is not unique, it is one that represents the infinite possibilities of the American spirit and the American dream.”