Ronnie Cho is the former Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement. Prior to joining the White House, he was an editor at the Newsweek Daily Beast Company in New York City where he wrote and edited content related to social justice, innovation, and social entrepreneurship. In 2009, Cho worked at the Federal Communications Commission as part of the team that wrote the National Broadband Plan and also served as Associate Director, Office of Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Phoenix, Arizona native has worked on several political and issue campaigns including Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano’s 2006 gubernatorial race, and most recently on the Obama for America campaign beginning in Iowa in 2007. He was also featured in the HBO documentary “By The People: The Election of Barack Obama” that followed President Obama’s historic campaign. He went to Arizona State University.
Ronnie Cho's Posts
- November 20, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Maryam Farooq, 14, was honored as a 2012 Hasbro Community Action Hero, an award recognizing outstanding young service leaders presented by Hasbro in partnership with generationOn, the global youth service enterprise of Points of Light.
- June 29, 2012 at 6:16 PM EDT
Thanks to the help of thousands of students, student loan interest rates will not double on July 1st.
- January 9, 2012 at 2:41 PM EDT
Grace Li is a junior at Glenda Dawson High School in Pearson, Texas. She is a writer as well as the founder of We Care Act, which helps school children recover from disasters and engages youth around the world to help others in need.
- January 4, 2012 at 3:55 PM EDT
We kick off 2012 with a brand new “Women Working to Do Good” blog from HelloGiggles. This week’s profile features Alexa von Tobel, the founder of a start-up focused on offering personal finance advice to women.
- December 22, 2011 at 11:00 AM EDT
HelloGiggles editor Julia Gazdag visits the White House as the Women Working to Do Good series continues to grow.
- December 16, 2011 at 7:29 PM EDT
Charles, a sophomore at Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Ga, shares his inspiration for starting an international movement of Earth Savers Clubs through his nonprofit, Greening Forward.
- December 14, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT
In this edition of “Women Working to Do Good”, HelloGiggles profiles Jennifer Arnold the founder of an organization that trains and places services animals to thousands of people.
- December 12, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
At 11 years old, Jessica Markowitz founded Richard's Rwanda-IMPUHWE, a nonprofit organization that helps girls in Rwanda receive the education they deserve.
- December 7, 2011 at 6:58 PM EDT
In this week’s edition of “Women Working to Do Good”, HelloGiggles spotlights college student Jaime Henry-White for her work using photography to connect communities and bridge cultural divides.
- December 6, 2011 at 5:43 PM EDT
Adora Svitak, the youngest recipient of the National Education Association's Award for Outstanding Service for Public Education, describes what inspired her to lead the youth-organized conference TEDxRedmond for the second year in a row, with more than 600 audience members and 20 youth speakers.