Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, works to highlight the importance of community colleges, to raise awareness about the sacrifices made by military families, and to bring attention to women’s health issues, including breast cancer. She also continues to teach English full-time at a community college not far from the White House.
Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Jill taught English at a community college in Delaware, at a public high school and at a psychiatric hospital for adolescents. Jill earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of Delaware in January of 2007. Her dissertation focused on maximizing student retention in community colleges. She also has a two Master's Degrees — both of which she earned while working and raising a family.
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Dr. Biden visited The Dilaasa Crisis Intervention Department for Women in Bandra -- an area in Mumbai and recounts her experience.
Dr. Biden recounts her first stop on her trip to India -- visiting the settlement of Kachhpura in Agra.
Dr. Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative is working to hire veterans and small businesses are answering the call.
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her trip with Vice President Biden to Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazil last week.
Dr. Biden addresses a class of graduates at Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
We need to make sure that our veterans who are pursuing higher education have access to the programs that will help them succeed and obtain good jobs to support their families.
A partnership between the Sierra Club, Blue Star Families, the National Military Family Association, the Children & Nature Network, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service creates opportunities for military children to explore and enjoy the beautiful land that they and their families have sacrificed to protect.
Santa Barbara City College from California and Walla Walla Community College from Washington, co-winners of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, are model examples of community colleges that are doing more to grow our middle class, equipping our citizens with the education and training that today’s jobs require.
To highlight Military Family Month, Dr. Biden shares her own story of being a military mom with This I Believe and the Bob Edwards Show.