Pramila is poised to make history! Past ICWA Fellow and Trustee Pramila Jayapal won the Washington State primary election for the seventh Congressional District (Seattle and environs.) If Pramila prevails she wins the November general election, she would become the first Indian American woman elected to the US House of Representatives. Pramila was born in India and raised in Indonesia and Singapore. As an ICWA fellow, she studied social issues in India, involving religion, the status of women, population, and AIDS. Pramila defeated her two opponents by 16 points in the primary.