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How Far We've Come: Gayle Smith on AIDS

Summary: 
To mark the 2012 International AIDS Conference, which is being held in Washington, D.C this week, the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy for the National Security Staff shares the impact HIV/AIDS has had on her own life

This week, the International AIDS Conference is being held in in Washington, D.C.  The Conference provides an opportunity for Administration officials to reflect on the effect that HIV/AIDS has had in their own lives, and how far we’ve come in the fight against the terrible disease. In the below video, Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy for the National Security Staff, shares how HIV/AIDS has personally impacted her life:

 


See more videos from Obama Administration officials on how their lives have been affected by HIV/AIDS:

John Berry, Director of the Office of Personnel Management
Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President
Brad Kiley, Director of the Office of Management and Administration   
Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council
Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff to the First Lady