As a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama and chief speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, she’s crafted executive branch messaging for years—and navigated plenty of major challenges.
Here are just a few things you might not know about this influential communicator:
1. Before her time at the White House, she wrote speeches for both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaigns.
2. She was responsible for crafting Michelle Obama’s widely acclaimed 2016 Democratic National Convention address.