Who: Indian-American Jagdeep Grewal
What: Sworn-in as First Female Postmaster of Sacramento
When: 3 September 2015
Indian-American Jagdeep Grewal was on 3 September 2015 sworn-in as the first woman postmaster of Sacramento city in California. With her swearing-in, Sacramento got a female postmaster after a span of 166 years.
As per the US Postal Service, Gerwal (57) will oversee 1004 employees who process and deliver mail on 537 city routes and 94 rural routes.
Grewal started her career with the US Postal Service as a window clerk in 1988. Five years later, she was promoted to the post of the manager. She has also worked as a postmaster in Pacifica-Daly City, California.
She had received her bachelor’s degree in education and her master’s degree in language arts from Punjab University in India.