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.
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 on family, legacy, identity, and more, in an empowering conversation for audiences of all kinds.
Huma Abedin honored by the New York Women’s Foundation with the Celebrating Women Award
Bestselling author and MSNBC contributor HUMA ABEDIN was honored at the 2023 Celebrating Women Breakfast hosted by the New York Women’s Foundation. A political insider serving as Chief of Staff to Hillary Clinton, Abedin was the recipient of the Celebrating Women Award for her achievements creating a positive impact and influencing the lives of women and girls everywhere.
Abedin – who is the author of the New York Times bestseller BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds – also served as Vice Chair of the 2023 Forbes 30/50 Summit in Abu Dhabi which took place over International Women’s Day. Abedin has spent her entire has spent her entire career in public service and national politics, beginning as an intern in First Lady Hillary Clinton’s office in 1996. The 30/50 Summit’s theme was ‘Mentoring’ – and in her leadership role Abedin fostered relationships and collaboration on technology, leadership, and what it takes to be an incredible leader and mentor.
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.