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. Jill Biden's Posts
- October 31, 2014 at 1:45 PM EST
We have asked a lot of service members and their families over the past decade, and in honor of their service, President Obama signed a proclamation to establish November 2014 as Military Family Month.
- February 5, 2014 at 5:10 PM EST
As the number of caregivers among us continues to increase, we need to find more and effective ways to support them and their efforts.
This Is The Affordable Care Act: Giving Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Access to Free Chemoprevention MedicationJanuary 9, 2014 at 11:30 AM EST
The Administration is making clear that most health insurance plans must soon cover so-called chemoprevention medications that can reduce the risk of breast cancer for women who have an increased chance of developing the disease. In addition, these health plans will have to cover the medications at no cost to these women.
- November 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Last night, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Biden had the tremendous honor of hosting the fifth annual early Thanksgiving dinner for 13 Wounded Warriors and their families.
- November 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hosted the 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Reception, joined by survivors, caregivers, families, doctors, researchers, and advocates who have all been touched by breast cancer.
- September 30, 2013 at 4:18 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden participated in the homecoming ceremony for the Delaware National Guard’s 153rd Military Police Company.
- September 12, 2013 at 3:26 PM EST
The Vice President and Dr. Biden attend a barbecue for Wounded Warriors and their families, at the Naval Observatory Residence, in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.
- July 30, 2013 at 12:03 PM EST
Dr. Biden recounts her visit with crewmen from the USS Fitzgerald, stationed in Singapore.
- July 26, 2013 at 9:20 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her first day visiting Singapore.
- July 25, 2013 at 9:43 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden visited the Anjuman-i-Islam Saif Tyabji Girl’s school in India today and taught part on an English class.