We are THRILLED to announce Women Winning’s next powerful event: Women in the West Wing with Valerie Jarrett and Tina Tchen!
From the halls of Congress to the Oval Office, we need pro-choice women at the tables of power whenever and wherever decisions are made. Go behind the scenes of the West Wing with two of the most influential women in the Obama Administration for this can’t-miss conversation about women’s leadership, the power of feminist friendship, and finding your voice to make meaningful change.
If you’ve ever wanted to be ‘in the room where it happens’, you can’t miss this.
Valerie Jarrett served as Senior Advisor to President Obama from 2009-2017, and is now a NYT bestselling author and President of the Barack Obama Foundation. Tina Tchen was the Executive Director of the White House Council on Women & Girls and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, and is now the President & CEO of TIME’S UP Now.
Women in the West Wing!
A Women Winning virtual event with Valerie Jarrett and Tina Tchen
Monday, May 17, 2021 from 5:00 – 6:15 PM CST via Zoom
Valerie Jarrett is the President of the Barack Obama Foundation and a Senior Distinguished Fellow at The University of Chicago Law School. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward, published in April 2019. Ms. Jarrett was the Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama from 2009-2017, making her the longest serving senior advisor to a president in history. She oversaw the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and Chaired the White House Council on Women and Girls. Ms. Jarrett has received numerous awards and honorary degrees, including TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” Award.
Tina Tchen serves as President and CEO of TIME’S UP Now, overseeing the organization’s strategic plans to change culture, companies, and laws in order to make work safe, fair, and dignified for women of all kinds. In 2017, Ms. Tchen co-founded the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund and since then, the Fund has connected thousands of people to legal or public relations support for sexual harassment across dozens of different industries. A former assistant to President Obama, executive director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, Ms. Tchen has worked to advance gender equality, particularly for working women. At the White House, she spearheaded the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families and helped form the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.