Thank you American Muslim Today for the shout out and coverage of our recent Political Appointee Process event!
“Claudia Chavez, Special Assistant to the President for Candidate Recruitment in the Office of Presidential Personnel, who answered questions about applying for political appointments and stressed the need for diversity.
“We like to say ‘people are policy’ and what we mean by that is that people’s experiences, their backgrounds, their life story, really helps to elevate the work that we do every day in the administration,” Chavez said. “When you bring a group of diverse people together from all walks of life, it’s really going to help impact the way policy is being created and drafted.”
“For me, the goal is about letting people pick pathways to their own progress and success. How do we support local people, especially youth, women, and minority populations” Khonikboyeva said.
Khonikboyeva sums up the consensus among panelists who are in their jobs because they want to serve and make an impact.”
Read the Article on AMT Here.