The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed Padma Lakshmi as its goodwill ambassador on 8th March 2019.
Padma Lakshmi will have the responsibility to support the agency’s fight against inequality and discrimination which can affect people in rich and poor countries alike.
Padma Lakshmi is an Indian -American television personality, supermodel, food expert, author and executive producer of Top Chef.
Padma Lakshmi has been a judge and host as well as executive producer of Bravo Television’s Emmy award-winning series Top Chef.
Padma Lakshmi is the co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union advocating for immigrants rights.
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