Veteran Democratic Political Strategist
Travels From Washington, D.C.
Donna Brazile At A Glance:
Always candid and insightful, Donna Brazile brings a refreshing perspective and practical sensibility to the discussion of today's political headlines.
Inspired by participation in a successful political campaign at age 9, Donna Brazile holds a lifelong, fiery passion for political progress. She was honored to become the first African American to manage a presidential bid, leading Al Gore’s campaign in 2000. Her analysis of today’s issues and unique take on the policy issues in Congress led her to be named one of the 100 Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian, Top 50 Women in America by Essence, and an O Power List remarkable visionary by The Oprah Magazine.
Brazile has held offices such as the Vice-Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee and former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute. She is currently on the board of the National Democratic Institute, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, a syndicated newspaper and magazine columnist, and an on-air contributor at Fox News. She is also the founder of Brazile & Associates LLC, a general consulting, grassroots advocacy, and training firm based in Washington, DC.
A native of New Orleans, Brazile continues to work towards the full recovery of the city, and encourages young people of all backgrounds to vote, and to strengthen the system from within by running for public office. Since 2000, she has appeared at over a hundred higher education institutions across the country, speaking to young people about diversity and issues in our current political system. There is no one more dedicated to improving the future, and Brazile is willing to put in the work to ensure a better future for us all.
Political Outlook: A Comprehensive Picture of What's Going on in WashingtonAlways candid and insightful, Donna Brazile brings a refreshing perspective and practical sensibility to issues being discussed on Capital Hill. Her presentations provide a comprehensive picture of what’s going on in Washington—from analysis of how the current political environment will impact the 2020 elections to hot-topic legislation. Named by Washingtonian as one of the “100 Most Powerful Women,” Brazile draws on her insider knowledge to provide audiences with the latest developments across the political landscape, the critical issues facing America, and what their impact means for our future.
Donna undoubtedly mesmerized the audience with her real life situational experiences, and her annotated delivery and dry humor. She can bring a tear to one’s eye, or a hearty laugh to one’s heart. She is a bright, captivating no nonsense speaker who has real life experience that she is willing to share with her audience.
— YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Everything went smoothly—on a scale of 1 to 10, it was a perfect 20. Donna spoke eloquently, she was absolutely awesome. All I could say is that Montclair State University was smitten with Donna Brazil. It was excellent! Her message was right on target—it was politics of Affirmative Action.
— Montclair University
Donna Brazile was a hoot. She was not only entertaining but substantive. She was a perfect addition to our program!
— Detroit Regional Chamber