President of the Center for American Progress and Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress and Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Tanden has served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations. Most recently, Tanden served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Center, where she oversaw strategic planning, operations, and fundraising.
Tanden previously served as senior advisor for health reform at the Department of Health and Human Services, working on President Barack Obama’s health reform team in the White House.
Prior to serving as senior advisor, Tanden was the director of domestic policy for the Obama-Biden presidential campaign. Tanden also served as policy director for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.
Tanden was also legislative director for Sen. Clinton, and served as associate director for domestic policy in the Clinton White House and senior policy advisor to the first lady.
Tanden was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Washington” by National Journal, was recently included on Elle magazine’s “Women in Washington Power List,” and was recognized as one of Fortune Magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Politics.”
Twitter: @Neera Tanden