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Here’s How We Can Support Military Spouses in Today’s Economy

| U.S. Chamber of Commerce

It’s not easy being a military spouse, especially with the frequent relocations and the worry that accompanies the deployment of a service member, of course, but there are also unique employment challenges that military spouses face. Working to unite the public and private sectors to confront these challenges, on Wednesday, June 14, the U.S. Chamber Foundation and […]

Dr. Jill Biden Receives Standing Ovation at Tony Awards

| Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post

  Dr. Jill Biden was an unlikely star of the 2017 Tony Awards. When she took the stage on Sunday night, Biden earned a round of applause before she even began her tribute to America’s veterans. The short speech, in which she outlined the difficulties veterans face in adapting to civilian life, was preceded by a standing ovation […]

Biden and Miles: Every child deserves a childhood

| Jill Biden and Carolyn Miles, CNN

By the time Majerah was in the eighth grade, she’d noticed that it was difficult for women in her community in Afghanistan to get the health care they needed because all the doctors were men and male doctors aren’t traditionally allowed to examine female patients without a chaperone. So she decided to help these women by becoming a doctor […]

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The Biden Foundation Welcomes Emily Hecht-McGowan, Policy Director For LGBTQ Pillar, And Additional Staff

| The Biden Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Foundation, created to build on Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden’s long-standing work in areas such as violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality, today announced that Emily Hecht-McGowan, longtime advocate for LGBTQ children and parents, will be joining the Foundation’s growing team as Policy Director for […]

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 […]

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