In 2018, Nima Kulkarni became the first Indian immigrant to be elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives. She serves on the Judiciary, Economic Development, and Licensing & Occupations committees, and is the only woman appointed to the Public Assistance Reform Taskforce.
Nima is a strong advocate for public education and workforce development. She is focused on long-term economic growth through workforce empowerment and prioritizing forward-looking educational policies to prepare the next generation for 21st century jobs. She has been an immigration attorney for over a decade, and strongly believes in utilizing rational immigration policies as tool to strengthen our communities and economy. Nima is a member of the Kentucky, Georgia, and Louisville Bar Associations, and serves on the boards of several civic organizations in Louisville.