President-elect Joe Biden has named Aisha Shah to his digital team which will amplify and engage users online through traditional measures and social platforms. Shah’s appointment as partnerships manager was announced on Dec. 28, along with others including Brendan Cohen, platform manager; Rob Flaherty, director of digital strategy; Maha Ghandour, digital partnerships manager; and Jonathan Hebert, video director, among others.
“Communicating transparently and honestly with the American people is one of the most important responsibilities of a president,” Biden said. “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.”
The Kashmir-born and Louisiana-raised Shah severed as a digital partnerships manager on the Biden-Harris campaign. She currently serves as an advancement specialist for the Smithsonian Institution.
Prior to this role, she worked as an assistant manager on the Corporate Fund of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She also served as a strategic communications specialist at Buoy, an integrated marketing firm that specializes in social impact communications, as well as Spitfire Strategies, where she enabled nonprofits to use pop culture as a tool for social change. She is a graduate of Davidson College.