Elaine Lan Chao (born March 26, 1953) served as the 24th United States Secretary of Labor in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009. She was the first Asian Pacific American woman and first Chinese American to be appointed to a President’s cabinet in American history. Chao was the only cabinet member to serve under George W. Bush for his entire administration. She is married to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), the current U.S. Senate Minority Leader.
Former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao shares her family’s American success story. An expert on economic and workforce policy and an inpirational speaker on issues of diversity, leadership and achievement, Elaine Chao is available exclusively through Keppler Speakers bureau.
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