Mini Timmaraju has over 20 years of professional experience in federal, state and local politics, as well as extensive advocacy and policy background on gender issues and outreach strategies for minority constituencies. She currently serves as an Executive Director on the External Affairs team for Comcast in Washington D.C. In this role she serves as a liaison between Comcast and external stakeholders including advocacy organizations, political organizations, and public policy groups.
She most recently served as Hillary for America’s National Women's Vote Director leading the campaign’s planning and implementation of its strategy to maximize women's participation in the election. Previously she spent the last year as HFA’s Women’s Outreach Director spearheading a nationwide effort to organize women voters across the country to elect Hillary Clinton. This involved engaging with a variety of stakeholders—Members of Congress, donors, advocacy groups, volunteers— to mobilize grassroots support for Clinton.
Prior to this role, Mini was the National Director of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, where she managed legislative, advocacy and communications strategy for a coalition of 34 national Asian Pacific American organizations. Before that, Mini was the Chief of Staff to Congressman Ami Bera M.D. (D, CA 7th District) where she directed the daily operations of the D.C. and district offices as well as oversaw the legislative, outreach and policy agenda of the Congressman. She has also served in various senior roles with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), including Director of PPFA’s Office of the President and Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the Gulf Coast affiliate. During her early career, Mini held a number of senior positions in state and local political organizations.
Mini received her Bachelor's degree from the University of California-Berkeley and completed her J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center where she was the recipient of the Joan Garfinkle Glantz award for outstanding work in the field of civil rights and the Class of 1999 Distinguished Service Award.