As a lawyer, Pooja Sethi brings a voice of equity, innovative thinking and passion to the Austin community.
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Throughout her career, Pooja Sethi has advocated and spoken out for others. She brings a voice of equity, innovative thinking and passion to the Austin community. She is the proud daughter of South Asian immigrants and grew up hearing her father say, “No matter what, hard work pays off.” As a mother, attorney, local business owner and a nonprofit founder fighting for survivors of abuse and assault and their children, she exemplifies these values every day. At the end of 2016, Sethi was selected to be on an Austin City Council commission where she advocated for better transportation for seniors, organized town halls to hear the issues community members faced and pushed for increased safety for women and children. Sethi currently serves on a variety of city committees and task forces to champion the rights of first responders, advocate for education for all and support environmental initiatives because she strongly believes in an Austin that is safe, healthy and green for everyone.