Valerie Jarrett

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Valerie Jarrett
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Director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byJulie Cram (Public Liaison)
Succeeded byGeorge Sifakis (Public Liaison)
Senior Advisor to the President
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byBarry Jackson
Succeeded byJared Kushner
Stephen Miller
Personal details
Born
Valerie June Bowman

(1956-11-14) November 14, 1956 (age 62)
Shiraz, Iran
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
William Jarrett
(m. 1983; div. 1988)
ChildrenLaura Jarrett (b. 1985)
Parents
EducationStanford University (BA)
University of Michigan (JD)

Valerie June Jarrett (née Bowman; born November 14, 1956)[1] is an American businesswoman and former government official. She was the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017. Before, she was a co-chair of the Obama–Biden Transition Project.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hamilton, William (August 21, 2014). "Valerie Jarrett: The woman who stays for dinner". www.skyhinews.com. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  2. Terry, Don (July 27, 2008). "Insider has Obama's ear: What's she telling him?". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on July 29, 2008. Retrieved August 23, 2008.
  3. King, John (November 9, 2008). "Obama wants Valerie Jarrett to replace him in Senate". CNNPolitics.com.