The White House yesterday released names of two dozen individuals who have been invited by the First Lady as her guest to watch Obama delivering State of the Union Address to the Congress on Tuesday night.

One of the seats, would however remain vacant for the Victims of Gun Violence.

"We leave one seat empty in the First Lady's State of the Union Guest Box for the victims of gun violence who no longer have a voice – because they need the rest of us to speak for them," the White House said.

To remind every single one of our representatives that it's their responsibility to do something about this," the White House said.

The White House said 48-year-old Nadella's Microsoft, has been a leader in expanding access to computer science in K-12 classrooms, and in, a private public partnership to increase awareness of and support for the teaching profession.

In September, the company announced a new USD 75 million effort to expand computer science education, including opportunities for engineers from Microsoft and other companies with teachers to team-teach computer science.

Originally from Hyderabad, India, Nadella received a Master's in computer science and a Master's in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and University of Chicago, respectively.

Among others invited by the First Lady is US Army Veteran Naveed Shah of Pakistani origin.

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