Sarah Bernard joined the White House as Director of Online Engagement in April 2010 and currently serves as Deputy Director for the Office of Digital Strategy. Prior to this role, she was most recently the CEO of Barrington Interactive, a network of more than 20 local television station sites funded by Bob Pittman’s Pilot Group. Prior to Barrington, Bernard held numerous internet leadership roles including, the founding President of IAC’s 23/6, the first General Manager of The Huffington Post, VP and General Manager for AOL’s first line extension, AOL for Small Business, and Director of Business Development at washingtonpost.com.
A native of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Bernard received her BA in English from UCLA and her MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.
Sarah Bernard's Posts
- March 23, 2011 at 9:20 PM EDT
On Wednesday, March 30, join White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal, General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget for a discussion with Shine about women in the workplace, education and work-life balance.
- March 21, 2011 at 4:00 PM EDT
For those of you who don't live near one of the Startup America: Reducing Barriers Roundtable cities, we're holding an online panel here at the White House to take and respond to your questions and suggestions, too. Submit your ideas for reducing burdens to entrepreneurship and innovation here at fastcompany.com or on twitter with the hashtag #startupamerica, and Fast Company editors will select as many as they can to pose to National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling and SBA Administrator Karen Mills on Wednesday at 12:00pm ET on whitehouse.gov/live.
- March 21, 2011 at 9:50 AM EDT
Como parte de sus continuos esfuerzos por mejorar la educación de todos los estadounidenses, el Presidente Obama participará en una asamblea pública organizada por Univision, junto a estudiantes, padres y maestros el 28 de marzo para hablar de la educación y los logros educativos de los latinos. La asamblea pública es parte de "Es el Momento", una iniciativa de Univision que pretende crear en la comunidad latina una cultura orientada a la universidad.
- March 18, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT
Submit questions for President Obama at Univision's town hall on education and Hispanic educational attainment by Sunday, March 27.
- March 8, 2011 at 2:43 PM EDT
Submit your questions for Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and a panel of experts about preventing bullying in our schools, then tune in Thursday at 11:00am EST to see them answered.
- February 1, 2011 at 9:20 PM EDT
On January 31st, the White House brought together 25 women-focused online publishers for the first-ever Women's Online Summit.
- January 27, 2011 at 12:34 PM EDT
The White House is open for your questions today as the President sits down for a live YouTube interview and senior Administration officials hold a series of roundtable discussions on the agenda the President outlined in his State of the Union Address. It's all happening on WhiteHouse.gov/Live.
- January 26, 2011 at 12:50 PM EDT
Do you have questions about the State of the Union Address last night? Over the next few days the White House will do our best to answer as many of them as possible. Find out how you can get involved.
- December 22, 2010 at 12:55 PM EDT
On the morning of December 22, hundreds of people came together to watch as the President signed the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell into law. Throughout the week, media outlets across the country have called the repeal a significant moment in civil rights history.
- December 20, 2010 at 3:15 PM EDT
Watch President Obama and the Los Angeles Lakers team up with NBA Cares to spend time with the FBR Branch of The Boys and Girls Club of America.