Modi was the Liaison to Young Americans, the Arts, and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. He has a background in the arts, education, and Asian American organizing. His educational background includes the University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University.
Modi previously worked in the private sector as an artist and actor in Los Angeles and New York, and as an Adjunct Lecturer in Asian American Studies, Film Studies, and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. He also worked on the Obama Campaign in a variety of roles, including the National Arts Policy Committee. He is originally from New Jersey.
Kalpen Modi's Posts
- May 19, 2011 at 8:55 AM EST
The White House Office of Public Engagement partnered with the Small Business Administration and two of its partners (the NYC Fund for Public Advocacy and General Assembly Incubator) to host the Young Entrepreneur Summit.
- May 13, 2011 at 2:37 PM EST
The White House Office of Public Engagement, White House Business Council, Small Business Administration and SBA partners General Assembly Incubator and the NYC Fund for Public Advocacy are hosting the Young Entrepreneur Summit on Tuesday May 17 at 6:30 p.m. EDT.
- April 1, 2011 at 2:04 PM EST
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar answers your questions on the Obama Administration's Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future.
- March 22, 2011 at 3:00 PM EST
The health reform law, the Affordable Care Act, is making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans like Erick Moberg.
- March 10, 2011 at 3:55 PM EST
President Obama greets student delegates from the US Senate Youth Program and discusses the importance of leadership, and how young people can and do change the world for the better.
- March 9, 2011 at 12:02 PM EST
The Office of Public Engagement has put together a great initiative to assure that young Americans of all walks of life can participate in a roundtable discussions about important issues.
- February 15, 2011 at 9:34 AM EST
Kalpen Modi, Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act via the White House twitter account on Wednesday, February 16th, at 11:30 ET.
- February 7, 2011 at 9:54 AM EST
President Obama makes a surprise drop-by at a roundtable conversation with young Americans at Penn State University.
- January 21, 2011 at 11:45 AM EST
In honor of President Hu's State Visit, President Obama presents the Chinese leader with a painting created by the Zhou Brothers.
- January 18, 2011 at 2:29 PM EST
Information about a White House Office of Public Engagement conference call for young Americans featuring David Plouffe, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor, and Stephanie Cutter, Assistant to the President for Special Projects.