Colleen Curtis joined the White House as Director of Digital Content in July 2011. Prior to this role, she was most recently Editorial Director of Womens & Lifestyle Programming at AOL, where she launched 15 websites that reached more than 20 million Americans each month. In addition, Curtis has held numerous leadership roles in media in the United States and overseas, including senior editorial positions at ABC’s Good Morning America, the New York Daily News, and the National Post.
A native of Sparta, New Jersey, Curtis studied journalism at Boston University’s College of Communications and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
The Cabinet Secretary at the White House talks about the lessons he learned on his first summer job, many of which still apply in the work he does today
The 2012 Super Bowl champs were honored in a ceremony on the South Lawn this afternoon
President Obama vows that his Administration will continue to fight for a woman’s right for equal pay for equal work, so that hard work pays off, responsibility is rewarded, and every American gets a fair shot to succeed.
The gender wage gap puts women at a career-long disadvantage. In 2011, a typical 25-year-old woman working full-time all year earned $5,000 less than a typical 25-year-old man. If that earnings gap is not corrected, by the age of 65 years, she will have lost $431,000 over her working lifetime.
On Monday, June 4th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Senior White House Officials are hosting a conference call to talk about this important issue. Join the White House Office of Public Engagement and Council on Women & Girls to get the facts about income inequality and its real life consequences for American families.
When women, who make up nearly half the workforce, bring home less money each day, it means they have less for the everyday needs of their families, and over a lifetime of work, far less savings for retirement.
John Glenn is a national hero, the first American to orbit the earth in 1962. Hesays that receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom was truly a humbling experience
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says receiving the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, left her "almost" speechless.
The White House Deputy Chief of Staff got her first taste of work and responsibility behind the counter at a drugstore in Rockwood, TN, where she worked as a soda jerk
One of America's most successful songwriting teams was honored with a concert in the East Room