Karine Jean-Pierre, a Haitian-born Immigrant, will become the next White House Press Secretary after current press secretary Jen Psaki’s departure next week. Currently serving as the White House’s principal deputy press secretary, Karine when she assumes this position will be the first Black and out LGBTQ woman to hold this position.
Some of Miss Jean-Pierre’s past accolades include Chief Public Affairs Officer for MoveOn and an NBC and MSNBC Political Analyst. Jean-Pierre previously served as the Deputy Campaign Manager for Martin O’Malley for President, in 2011; she served as Deputy Battleground States Director for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. Karine now serves as principal deputy press secretary at the White House in the Biden-Harris administration.
Her inspiring story was the subject of her book MOVING FORWARD: A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America.