Sarada Peri is a speechwriter and communications strategist who has helped top leaders and thinkers – from Fortune 50 CEOs to the President of the United States – inspire and persuade audiences. She was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Speechwriter for President Barack Obama. Prior to joining the White House, she was a Principal at West Wing Writers.
A recovering policy wonk, Sarada worked on Capitol Hill as an education and health care policy advisor. She started her career as a high school English teacher in New Orleans through Teach for America.