Working for Michelle Obama made me strive to be better EP 9

Julie Wenah High Res (1)

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In this episode of She’s Got Drive we have Julie Wenah, just started working as Counsel at Airbnb. Julie was former Obama Appointee: Counselor and Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce. She led President Obama’s manufacturing initiative around regional collaboration and building strong manufacturing communities. So many insights await you. 

  • She shares how she got to the White House
  • The painful process of losing her father
  • The power of her faith
  • How First Lady Michelle Obama reacted when she passed the Bar
  • What lies behind her drive
  • What it’s like to work for President Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama
  • The power of Hip Hop in her life and the lyrics of Hip Hop
  • Her next passion project – the life messages in Hip Hop music and what can we learn
  • The importance of healing for Black women


Connect with Julie on Instagram @albummixtape

Julie now has a podcast called The Album and the Mixtape, and it on Podbean:


She’s Got Drive is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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