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California NRI Sri Muppidi Runs for City Council in Dublin
Sri Muppidi was born in India and became a
US citizen at 10 years old.
BA in Economics, MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Los Angeles, California, Sep. 04, 2020 Ramesh/ Gary Singh Grewal

Sri Muppidi, 26,  announced her run for Dublin City Council against eight other candidates on the November ballot, according to Patch, Dublin, California. Sri now lives in West Dublin.

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“Over the last two decades, Dublin has grown significantly. There’s no downtown center, overcrowding in schools, more traffic, and a lack of affordable housing. And to top it off, 2020 has been an exceptionally difficult year,” wrote Sri Muppidi. “I’m excited to run for Dublin City Council to make some much-needed changes to the city.”

“We need innovative ideas and a diverse perspective to address these current challenges and help build Dublin’s future. The city needs someone who’s thinking long-term, not just for the next 10 years, but for the next 20-30 years. Otherwise, we’ll be paying the price,”  added Sri Muppidi.

She said:

My priorities are:

  1. Local Economic Growth
  2. Downtown Dublin
  3. Traffic & Infrastructure Development
  4. Climate Change
  5. Public Safety
  6. Controlled & Sustainable Development

Sri Muppidi was born in India and became a US citizen at 10 years old.  Her mother, a small business owner, and her father, an engineer, took their oath to become US citizens. She spent most of her early career dedicated to public service and optimizing for impact. Growing up, she was an active member of Girl Scouts and earned the Gold Award and Young Woman of Distinction Award. She volunteered with the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign and represented Girl Up at the International Day of the Girl. She also volunteered on local campaigns to elect Congressman Jerry McNerney in 2010 and 2012. Sri enjoys writing and traveling, and she’s had brief stints living abroad in Muscat, Istanbul, Bombay, and London.

Sri Muppidi got her BA in Economics, MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Sri is a long-time resident of the Tri-Valley. She grew up in Pleasanton, having attended public schools in the city, and graduated from Amador Valley High School.

She wrote:

  • I continued to follow the passion informed from my early years to pursue opportunities in public service.
  • I speak Telugu at home, studied Arabic and Spanish in school, and studied abroad in Oman and Turkey. I researched emerging technologies for the former US National Security Advisor, worked on human rights policy at the US Department of State, and conducted economic analysis at the World Bank and US Federal Reserve.
  • Additionally, I worked as a journalist at The Economist to inform the public on important issues, reporting on topics like California’s PG&E shutoffs.
  • I now work as a venture capitalist, investing in early-stage technology companies that boost jobs and support the growth of our economy.
  • In my free time, I run The Loop, a non-profit initiative to increase the number of female founders launching companies
  • Everyday people’s voices are being left out of the political process because of powerful special interest groups.

“Dublin faces several unprecedented challenges, most notably COVID-19. Addressing these challenges requires fresh and diverse ideas. I’m the only candidate thinking about Dublin’s long-term future,” Sri wrote.