VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: ANN LEWISveteranfeminists2022-10-31T13:41:10-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Ann Frank Lewis
“Lift as you climb and teach as you go and in the end you will be stronger and more powerful.”
Democratic political veteran. Served as the White House Director of Communications for President Bill Clinton, 1997-2000. Senior Advisor to the campaigns of Hillary Rodham Clinton for Senate in 2000 and 2006, and for President in 2008. Co-chair of Jewish Women for Hillary, 2016. The first female Political Director of the Democratic National Committee, 1981-1985. Vice President for Public Policy of Planned Parenthood, 1994-1995. Former Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Barbara Mikulski. Co-chair of the Democratic Majority for Israel. Founding member of the National Women’s Political Caucus.
Interviewed by Mary Jean Collins, VFA Historian, September 2022