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Valerie Jarrett
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Director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Julie Cram (Public Liaison)
Succeeded by George Sifakis (Public Liaison)
Senior Advisor to the President
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Barry Jackson
Succeeded by Jared Kushner
Stephen Miller
Personal details
Born
Valerie June Bowman

November 14, 1956 (1956-11-14) (age 64)
Shiraz, Iran
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
William Jarrett
(m. 1983; div. 1988)
Children Laura Jarrett (b. 1985)
Parents
  • Barbara T. Bowman
  • James E. Bowman
Education Stanford University (BA)
University of Michigan (JD)

Valerie June Jarrett (née Bowman; born November 14, 1956) is an American businesswoman and former government official. She was the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017. Before, she was a co-chair of the Obama–Biden Transition Project.



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