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Karine Jean-Pierre's professional experience has ranged widely from presidential campaigns to grassroots activism, to local politics, to working in the White House. Jean-Pierre is the Senior Advisor and National Spokesman for 2016 Elections at MoveOn.org. Jean-Pierre previously served as the Deputy Campaign Manager for Martin OÕMalley for President. In 2014 she was the Campaign Manager for ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Initiate (RFI). In 2013, she managed Tish JamesÕ successful campaign for New York City Public Advocate. In 2011, Jean-Pierre served as Deputy Battleground States Director for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, managing the President's political engagement in key states while leading the delegate selection and ballot access process. Before joining the re-election campaign, Jean-Pierre served as the Regional Political Director for the White House Office of Political Affairs. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, she worked on the Obama for America campaign in 2008 as the Southeast Regional Political Director; she served the John Edwards for President Campaign in the same capacity. Jean-Pierre has been a lecturer at Columbia University since 2014; she received her MPA from Columbia University's SIPA in 2003. Jean-Pierre has appeared as a political commentator on MSNBC, CNN, CSPAN, PBS News Hour, Fox News and Business.