Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley is Governor of the State of South Carolina. Currently serving her second term as Governor, Ms. Haley previously served in the South Carolina House of Representatives. She is the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina, and the youngest current governor in the country.
Ms. Haley is the first Indian American to hold office in South Carolina, and is one of only two sitting Indian governors. She has received the ‘Friend of Taxpayer Award, the Leader in Liberty Award, and the Legislator of the Year Award.
In the words of the HLS community member who nominated Ms. Haley, “The Governor is an inspiration for conservative women…I admire her ambition to continually break down barriers, like those created by the “Good Ol’ Boys’ Clubs” in southern states.”
Ms. Haley is a graduate of Clemson University.