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Minal Patel Davis Honoured with Presidential Medal

Indian-American Minal Patel Davis was honoured in US with the Presidential Medal for Combating Human Trafficking.
Minal Patel Davis Honoured with Presidential Medal
  • She was presented with the award by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution towards combating human trafficking.
  • It is US's highest honour in the field.

About Minal Patel Davis:

  • She is the special advisor on Human Trafficking to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
  • She was appointed to this post in July 2015 and since then she has made a local impact on human trafficking in America's fourth largest city.
  • She has achieved this from a policy-level perspective and helped in advancing systems change.
  • She is currently implementing Mayor Turner's Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan, which is a first comprehensive municipal response to human trafficking by a US city.
  • She was also the past speaker at United Nations World Humanitarian Summit.
  • She holds MBA from the University of Connecticut and BA from New York University.

Question:

Which Indian-American was honoured in US with the Presidential Medal for Combating Human Trafficking?
a. Kajal Patel Davis
b. Minal Patel Davis
c. Sheetal Patel Davis
d. None of the above
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