From Marie Claire
The role of First Lady is loosely defined, extremely scrutinized, and severely underpaid—we’re talking a salary of $0 for four to eight years of nonstop public engagements, advocacy work, and event planning and hosting duties. Despite all this, presidential spouses throughout history have made their role incredibly impactful. To name a few: Hillary Clinton was appointed by her husband to head the White House Task Force on National Health Care Reform; Laura Bush testified in Congress to support her childhood literacy initiatives and spoke out against the oppression of women in Afghanistan; and Michelle Obama established initiatives to end childhood obesity, improve educational opportunities for women, and support military families.
If Joe Biden is declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, Dr. Jill Biden will undoubtedly go even further in revolutionizing the job of First Lady, most prominently by