As per our current Database, Meera Shankar is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Meera Shankar is 72 years, 1 months and 27 days old. Meera Shankar will celebrate 73rd birthday on a Monday 9th of October 2023. Below we countdown to Meera Shankar upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Meera Shankar|
|Age||70 years old|
|Born||October 9, 1950 (India)|
Meera Shankar’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Meera Shankar was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
Between 2009 and 2011, this Indian diplomat served as Ambassador to the United States. She was the second woman (after Vijaya Lakshmi Nehru Pandit) to hold this prestigious position.
After being educated at St.Mary's Convent and subsequently pursuing a career with the Indian Foreign Service, she was appointed to high-ranking positions within both India's Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Indian Prime Minister's Office.
Prior to her appointment as U.S. Ambassador, she was her country's Ambassador to Germany.
She and her husband, former Indian Department of Industrial Policy Secretary Ajay Shankar, raised a daughter named Priya.
In 2009, she succeeded Ronen Sen as Indian Ambassador to the United States.