Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
Tina Tchen is an Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady Michelle Obama. Within the Obama Administration she also serves as the Executive Director for the Council on Women and Girls and the past Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. Tchen was previously a partner in corporate litigation at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. In that capacity, Tchen represented public agencies in state and federal class actions, including the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, the Illinois Department of Public Aid, and the Chicago Housing Authority. Tchen is the recipient of many awards, including the Leadership Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (1999); "Women of Achievement" award from the Anti-Defamation League (1996); and Chicago Lawyer "Person of the Year" (1994).
Watch President Obama’s remarks and hear about the Obama Administration’s Participation in this year's Fortune Most Powerful Women's Summit.
From ancient Chinese herbal remedies to the largest business journal in Singapore, Tina Tchen, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls, shares stories about her time in Japan at the first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit.
Learn more about the Obama Administration’s commitment to increasing women and girls interest and talents in STEM fields.
Read how the Credit Card Act will help protect women in Tina Tchen’s post below.