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Valerie Jarrett & Sallie Krawcheck - A Conversation on Finding My Voice

Online • May 7, 2019

Join us in this Ellevate Network exclusive conversation between Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the Obama Foundation and Attn and Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest and Chair of Ellevate Network.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Throughout her incredible career in law, business and public service, Valerie Jarrett was often the only woman—particularly the only African American woman—in the room. In Finding My Voice, Valerie Jarrett invites readers into her life along her remarkable journey from childhood in Iran to the White House and beyond. Through personal stories, she offers her optimistic view on the importance of leadership and the responsibilities of citizenship in the twenty-first century, inspiring readers to lift their own voices. Join us in this exclusive Ellevate Jam Session for a special interview between Ellevate's Sallie Krawcheck and Valerie Jarrett, and the stories of Valerie's life that make up Finding My Voice


Valerie B. Jarrett is a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and Attn, a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and President of the Board of When We All Vote. She also serves on the boards of Ariel Investments, 2U, Lyft, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, and the Economic Club of Chicago. Ms. Jarrett was the longest serving Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. She oversaw the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and Chaired the White House Council on Women and Girls. Ms. Jarrett worked throughout her tenure at the White House to mobilize elected officials, business and community leaders, and diverse groups of advocates. She led the Obama Administration’s efforts to expand and strengthen access to the middle class, and boost American businesses and our economy. She championed the creation of equality and opportunity for all Americans, and economically and politically empowering women in the United States and around the world.

Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-founder of Ellevest and Chair of Ellevate Network. She's led Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, and Citi Private as CEO, and was called “The Last Honest Analyst” by Fortune Magazine and one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business.” Her life’s mission is to help women to reach their financial and professional goals.

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