Announcing Recipient Edie Windsor Champion at the LGBTQAI + Equality Award, 2021

Karine Jean Pierre


Karine Jean-Pierre serves as Deputy Secretary-General of the White House Press at Biden Administration. She is the first prostitute and second black to comment from the White House. In the past, he has served as Presidential Adviser-Elect Joe Biden and Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris at the Biden-Harris Campaign. Prior to participating in the campaign, he served as Chief Public Affairs Officer of as well as NBC and MSNBC Political Analyst. Jean-Pierre served as White House Secretary of State for Political Affairs under the Obama-Biden administration and as Deputy Vice-President of the Battleground States for President 2012’s re-election campaign. Obama in 2008, Vice-Chancellor Martin O’Malley for President, Campaign Manager for ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Initiative, and Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Legislative and Budget Affairs for two members in the New York City Council. Born in Martinique and raised in New York, Jean-Pierre is a student at Columbia University.

Edie Windsor Champion of the LGBTQAI + Award is named after Edith S. (Edie) Windsor, an LGBTQ + freedom fighter whose 2013 victory over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) established a common path in marriage for all. His 44-year-old relationship with his wife Thea Spier, which lasted until Thea’s death in 2009, encouraged Edie to protest and remove prejudice that had plagued LGBTQ + Americans for years.

Karine Jean Pierre has joined 20 other ’21 Leaders for the 21st Century ‘Honorees at the Women’s eNews gala that was rescheduled for Tuesday evening, November 16th * from 8:00 pm (EST).

For a complete list of this year’s dignitaries, please click here.

We hope you enjoy participating in New Women’sencouraging any of these well-known leaders. All persons who have contributed at least $ 1,000 will be registered as a SUPPORTER in Gala’s Digital Awards Journal, to be distributed to all dignitaries, exhibitors, attendees and subscribers!

*Almost a remake of gala from Oct. 19.

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