News Releases & Press Coverage

News Releases

The Biden Foundation Brings on Two Obama White House Experts

| The Biden Foundation

Gautam Raghavan, Former LGBTQ Liaison, and Lynn Rosenthal, Former Violence Against Women Advisor, Join The Biden Foundation. WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Foundation, created to build on the Bidens’ long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced that they have added two former White House advisors to their […]

Biden Foundation Announces Key Policy Staff Hires

| The Biden Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Biden Foundation, created to build on the Bidens’ long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced several key hires in its Washington, D.C.-based office. Greg Simon will serve as Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative, Danielle Carnival will serve as Deputy Director; Mala […]

Supporters Launch Biden Foundation to Build on Bidens’ Ongoing Commitment to Protect and Advance Rights and Opportunities of All People

| The Biden Foundation

Wilmington, DE – Longtime supporters and advisers of Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden today announced the formation of the Biden Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to build on Vice President and Dr. Biden’s lifelong commitment to protecting and advancing rights and opportunities of all people. Former Senator Ted Kaufman, Valerie Biden Owens, Mark Gitenstein, Mark Angelson and Jeff Peck will lead […]

Press Coverage

Joe Biden: It’s on All of Us to Change the Culture Around Sexual Assault

| Joseph R. Biden Jr., Cosmopolitan

When I wrote the Violence Against Women Act more than 20 years ago, my goal was to make violence against women unacceptable in any circumstance. But when I introduced the bill in June 1990, there was immediate resistance. Some critics argued domestic violence was a “private family matter,” while others claimed that abused women brought […]

Vice President Joe Biden Is Coming to Brainstorm Health

| Clifton Leaf, Fortune

Let the high priests of journalism judge, but I will tell you here and now that this particular scribe has a deep-seated bias: I like Joe Biden. It’s not a prejudgment based on politics, mind you, but rather personhood—or whatever the right word is that describes the layer of person-ness beneath a person’s personality: that […]

Joe Biden Interview on Rape Culture and Campus Sexual Assault

| Vera Papisova, Teen Vogue

There are a lot of reasons to love former vice president Joe Biden. He’s had a long and storied political career, he’s one of the leaders in the government’s fight against cancer; then there’s his love for ice cream, his kind demeanor, and charming finger point (you know the one) earning him the nickname “Uncle […]

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