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Donna Brazile

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Veteran Political Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee

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Donna Brazile Biography

ABC News contributor and veteran political strategist Donna Brazile is the former interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She became the first African American woman to serve as the manager of a major party presidential campaign, running the campaign of former Vice President Al Gore. She is the author of the 2004 best-selling memoir Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics and the 2017 New York Times Bestseller Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump In The White House. She is a co-author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, which won the 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction. Brazile is a contributor to the recently published 400 Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019.

Brazile has lectured at over 225 colleges and universities across the country. In 2013, Ms. Brazile was appointed by President Obama to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Brazile has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University since 2002 and spent the fall of 2017 serving as a Joan Shorenstein fellow in Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy at Howard University.

She is the proud recipient of more than ten honorary doctorate degrees from major colleges and universities, including her alma mater Louisiana State University. In October 2017, Brazile was the recipient of the W.E.B Du Bois Medal, Harvard’s highest honor in African American studies. Brazile was the recipient of a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Program, Good Morning America (2016-2017) in connection with her work with ABC and she was a member of the Peabody Award-winning “Best Political Team on Television” on CNN during the 2008 election cycle.

Speaking Topics
  • A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin

    Together, two of the most celebrated women in politics, Mary Matalin, former Republican presidential advisor, and Donna Brazile, veteran Democratic political strategist, draw on over 50 years combined in politics and a 30-year close friendship to share with audiences an entertaining, candid and sharp analysis of Washington politics and the gut issues that surround the 2016 race for the White House.

  • Point/Counterpoint with Dana Perino.

    In this presentation, Donna Brazile pairs up with former White House press secretary and current political commentator Dana Perino to offer perspectives from opposite sides of the aisle on today’s hot-button political issues. Both women are media savvy, appearing regularly on network news programs, and both have high-level practical political experience. Perino worked for President Bush, and Brazile worked for Al Gore’s presidential campaign. These two highly-regarded strategists make up a power duo that debates the issues that affect elections and shape the political landscape.

  • Passion for Politics.

    Donna Brazile delivers anecdotal stories stemming from her experiences, such as working on every presidential campaign since 1984, heading the Gore-Lieberman campaign, serving as chief of staff and press secretary to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), serving as chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute, and being a Democratic political strategist. Brazile offers a comprehensive picture of the political environment, she gives an original perspective on the trends shaping and driving the mood of the country.

  • Political Perspective.

    Donna Brazile, the veteran political strategist, delivers an in-depth look at the Obama Administration, the state of the current Congress, and the country’s current political landscape. She analyses the hot political topics of the day, using behind-the-scenes insight gained from her days on the campaign trail. Brazile’s balanced scrutiny of politics and current events, from the view-point of a media veteran, gives audiences an entertaining and edifying experience they won’t soon forget.

  • Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics

  • Women's Leadership

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House

Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House

Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics

Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics

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Veteran Political Strategist, Best-Selling Author & Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee

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Donna Brazile Biography

ABC News contributor and veteran political strategist Donna Brazile is the former interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She became the first African American woman to serve as the manager of a major party presidential campaign, running the campaign of former Vice President Al Gore. She is the author of the 2004 best-selling memoir Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics and the 2017 New York Times Bestseller Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump In The White House. She is a co-author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, which won the 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction. Brazile is a contributor to the recently published 400 Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019.

Brazile has lectured at over 225 colleges and universities across the country. In 2013, Ms. Brazile was appointed by President Obama to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Brazile has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University since 2002 and spent the fall of 2017 serving as a Joan Shorenstein fellow in Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy at Howard University.

She is the proud recipient of more than ten honorary doctorate degrees from major colleges and universities, including her alma mater Louisiana State University. In October 2017, Brazile was the recipient of the W.E.B Du Bois Medal, Harvard’s highest honor in African American studies. Brazile was the recipient of a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Program, Good Morning America (2016-2017) in connection with her work with ABC and she was a member of the Peabody Award-winning “Best Political Team on Television” on CNN during the 2008 election cycle.

Donna Brazile Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin

    Together, two of the most celebrated women in politics, Mary Matalin, former Republican presidential advisor, and Donna Brazile, veteran Democratic political strategist, draw on over 50 years combined in politics and a 30-year close friendship to share with audiences an entertaining, candid and sharp analysis of Washington politics and the gut issues that surround the 2016 race for the White House.

  • Point/Counterpoint with Dana Perino.

    In this presentation, Donna Brazile pairs up with former White House press secretary and current political commentator Dana Perino to offer perspectives from opposite sides of the aisle on today’s hot-button political issues. Both women are media savvy, appearing regularly on network news programs, and both have high-level practical political experience. Perino worked for President Bush, and Brazile worked for Al Gore’s presidential campaign. These two highly-regarded strategists make up a power duo that debates the issues that affect elections and shape the political landscape.

  • Passion for Politics.

    Donna Brazile delivers anecdotal stories stemming from her experiences, such as working on every presidential campaign since 1984, heading the Gore-Lieberman campaign, serving as chief of staff and press secretary to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), serving as chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute, and being a Democratic political strategist. Brazile offers a comprehensive picture of the political environment, she gives an original perspective on the trends shaping and driving the mood of the country.

  • Political Perspective.

    Donna Brazile, the veteran political strategist, delivers an in-depth look at the Obama Administration, the state of the current Congress, and the country’s current political landscape. She analyses the hot political topics of the day, using behind-the-scenes insight gained from her days on the campaign trail. Brazile’s balanced scrutiny of politics and current events, from the view-point of a media veteran, gives audiences an entertaining and edifying experience they won’t soon forget.

  • Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics

  • Women's Leadership

Donna Brazile Videos

  • Lipman Lecture w/ Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah ...
    May 13, 2019 ... For more information please visit: http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/lipmanchair "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics" A...
  • A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin
    For over three decades, Matalin and Brazile have maintained an intense philosophical commitment to their respective politics, along with a deep,...
  • Donna Brazile on Clinton, the 2016 election, and the Democratic Party
    Political strategist Donna Brazile discusses her time as former chair of the Democratic National Committee when Hillary Clinton ran and then lost her...

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  • How to book Donna Brazile?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Donna Brazile for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Donna Brazile, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Donna Brazile or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Donna Brazile?

    Booking fees for Donna Brazile, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Donna Brazile, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Donna Brazile?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Donna Brazile for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Donna Brazile for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Donna Brazile or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Donna Brazile or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Donna Brazile is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin, Point/Counterpoint with Dana Perino., Passion for Politics., Political Perspective., Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics and Women's Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Donna Brazile for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Donna Brazile generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Angela Davis, Bakari Sellers, Maya L. Harris and Angela Rye. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Donna Brazile for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Donna Brazile Speaking Topics

  • A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin

    Together, two of the most celebrated women in politics, Mary Matalin, former Republican presidential advisor, and Donna Brazile, veteran Democratic political strategist, draw on over 50 years combined in politics and a 30-year close friendship to share with audiences an entertaining, candid and sharp analysis of Washington politics and the gut issues that surround the 2016 race for the White House.

  • Point/Counterpoint with Dana Perino.

    In this presentation, Donna Brazile pairs up with former White House press secretary and current political commentator Dana Perino to offer perspectives from opposite sides of the aisle on today’s hot-button political issues. Both women are media savvy, appearing regularly on network news programs, and both have high-level practical political experience. Perino worked for President Bush, and Brazile worked for Al Gore’s presidential campaign. These two highly-regarded strategists make up a power duo that debates the issues that affect elections and shape the political landscape.

  • Passion for Politics.

    Donna Brazile delivers anecdotal stories stemming from her experiences, such as working on every presidential campaign since 1984, heading the Gore-Lieberman campaign, serving as chief of staff and press secretary to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), serving as chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute, and being a Democratic political strategist. Brazile offers a comprehensive picture of the political environment, she gives an original perspective on the trends shaping and driving the mood of the country.

  • Political Perspective.

    Donna Brazile, the veteran political strategist, delivers an in-depth look at the Obama Administration, the state of the current Congress, and the country’s current political landscape. She analyses the hot political topics of the day, using behind-the-scenes insight gained from her days on the campaign trail. Brazile’s balanced scrutiny of politics and current events, from the view-point of a media veteran, gives audiences an entertaining and edifying experience they won’t soon forget.

  • Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics

  • Women's Leadership

Donna Brazile Speaker Videos

  • Lipman Lecture w/ Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah ...
    May 13, 2019 ... For more information please visit: http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/lipmanchair "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics" A conversation ...
    A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Mary Matalin
    For over three decades, Matalin and Brazile have maintained an intense philosophical commitment to their respective politics, along with a deep, mutual admiration and respect for each other on both...
  • Donna Brazile on Clinton, the 2016 election, and the Democratic Party
    Political strategist Donna Brazile discusses her time as former chair of the Democratic National Committee when Hillary Clinton ran and then lost her presidential bid in 2016. »»» Subscribe to...
    Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Donna Brazile ...
    Feb 21, 2019 ... On February 19, 2019, former Chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile spoke at Tufts University as part of the Tisch College ...
  • Donna Brazile: Bailing out DNC gave Clinton campaign control
    Donna Brazile, a veteran political consultant who became the DNC’s interim chair during the 2016 campaign, had a front-row seat to what happened and offers her take in a new book, "Hacks: The...

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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