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Thank you to everyone who joined and supported us for A Conversation with Jennifer Palmieri!

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Jennifer Palmieri was The White House communications director for President Barack Obama and head of communications for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign. Having served in the West Wing for 12 years under President Obama and President Clinton, she has an unparalleled level of knowledge and experience in understanding how U.S. presidents operate. 

  • Interview by
    Patti Russo
    Executive Director, Women's Campaign School at Yale

  • Hosting Chairperson
    The Honorable Toni N. Harp
    Mayor of New Haven

Dear Madam President; An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World
“Could it be that women are meant to go only so far in the world? No, that can’t be it. Women haven’t plateaued; it is the rules we were playing by that are outdated.” – Jennifer Palmieri, Dear Madam President

Framed as an empowering letter to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any field, Dear Madam President is filled with forward-thinking, practical advice for all women who are determined to seize control of their lives–from the boardroom to the living room.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Virginia and Joel Giuffré
Judy Frey
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Albertus Magnus College
Eastern Connecticut State University
NewAlliance Foundation