Announcing the Recipient of the Edie Windsor Champion for LGBTQAI+ Equality Award, 2021

Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre is the White House Chief Deputy Press Secretary of the Biden Administration. She is the first openly gay woman to have a press conference from the White House and the second black woman. She previously she was a Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden Elect and Chief of Staff of Vice President Kamala Harris Elect in the Biden Harris Campaign. Prior to participating in the campaign, she was Chief Marketing Officer of and Political Analyst on NBC and MSNBC. During the Obama Biden administration, Jean-Pierre was the Regional Political Director of the White House Politburo and the Deputy Battlefield Director of President Obama’s 2012 Re-election Campaign. She is President Obama’s 2008 Southeastern Regional Political Director, President Martin O’Malley’s Deputy Campaign Manager, ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Initiative Campaign Manager, and two-member Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Legislative and Budget Issues. Served. New York City Council. Born in Martinique and raised in New York, Jean-Pierre is a graduate of Columbia University.

LGBTQAI + Award Eddie Windsor Champion The 2013 breakthrough victory over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was named after LGBTQ + rights activist Edith S. Windsor, who set the stage for marriage equality for all. Her 44-year relationship with his wife, Thea Spyer, continued until Thea died in 2009, urging Edie to challenge and overthrow the prejudices that have alienated LGBTQ + Americans for decades.

Carine Jean-Pierre joins the honor of 20 other “21 Leaders of the 21st Century” at the Women’s eNews Virtual Gala, rescheduled on Tuesday evening, November 16th * at 8pm EST. increase.

Click here for a complete list of this year’s winners.

We would appreciate it if you could join us in honor of Women’s News.To each of these excellent female leaders. All individuals who donate at least $ 1,000 supporter In Gala’s Digital Awards Journal, It will be distributed to all Honorees, Presenters, Attendees and Subscribers!

*The virtual gala has been rescheduled from October 19th.

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