Huma Abedin

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  • Chief of Staff to Hillary Clinton
  • Former Vice Chair of Hillary for America, 2016
  • New York Times Bestselling Author, 'BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds'



Public servant and New York Times bestselling author Huma Abedin began her career in national politics as an intern in First Lady Hillary Clinton’s office in 1996, later serving as a Senior Advisor to Senator Clinton and Traveling Chief of Staff for Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. She was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of State, served as Vice Chair of Hillary for America in 2016, and currently serves as Hillary Clinton’s Chief of Staff. Abedin is the New York Times bestselling author of BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds, a stunning memoir grappling with family, legacy, identity, faith, and more through her profound believe that in an either/or world, she can be both/and.

Abedin has been featured in Vogue, The Washington Post, The Cut, Puck, The New York Times, and more, and appeared on Bloomberg, CBS Sunday Morning, The Today Show, Morning Joe, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Lead with Jake Tapper, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Drew Barrymore, BBC, The Guardian, Snap Chat Good Luck America, Twitter Spaces, among many others.  She has been sought-after for events with groups like 92Y, Forbes 30/50 Women’s Summit, The Asia Society Texas, and many others. Abedin shares her journey through opportunities and obstacles, as well as insider insight into the political landscape and today’s most pressing issues, with compassion, courage, resilience, and grace.

 

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A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Huma Abedin
  • Forbes Queens of Culture Conference
  • Microsoft
  • What We’re Reading at Miraval Resorts
  • Georgetown University in Qatar and Qatar Library
  • Forbes 50/30 Women’s Summit
  • Cornell Institute of Politics
  • Chicago Institute of Politics
  • Asia Society
  • Jaipur Literature Festival in Maldives
  • Jaipur Literature Festival in India
In Conversation - Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton in Conversation with Samantha Barry | 92Y [1:00:18] - Get Sharable Link
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Author Talk: Both/And

Inspired by her New York Times bestselling memoir BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds, public servant Huma Abedin shares her journey through opportunities and obstacles and offers insights about her career in national politics and her life in the public eye in this inspiring conversation. ...

Inspired by her New York Times bestselling memoir BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds, public servant Huma Abedin shares her journey through opportunities and obstacles and offers insights about her career in national politics and her life in the public eye in this inspiring conversation.

In Conversation with Huma Abedin

Public servant and New York Times bestselling author Huma Abedin has spent decades working in national politics and experienced the trials and triumphs of a life in the public eye, and her compassion, courage, and resilience are an inspiration. Abedin shares insights from her life and work, touching ...

Public servant and New York Times bestselling author Huma Abedin has spent decades working in national politics and experienced the trials and triumphs of a life in the public eye, and her compassion, courage, and resilience are an inspiration. Abedin shares insights from her life and work, touching on family, legacy, identity, and more, in an empowering conversation for audiences of all kinds.

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Huma Abedin has spent her entire career in public service and national politics, beginning as an intern in First Lady Hillary Clinton’s office in 1996. After four years in the White House, she worked in the U.S. Senate as Senior Advisor to Senator Clinton and was Traveling Chief of Staff for Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. In 2009, she was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of State. Huma served as Vice Chair of Hillary for America in 2016, resulting in the first woman elected nominee of a major political party. She currently serves as Hillary Clinton’s Chief of Staff. Born in the United States and raised in Saudi Arabia, Huma moved back to the U.S. in 1993. She lives in New York City with her son, Jordan. She is the New York Times bestselling author of BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds.