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Lael Brainard
Federal Reserve Governor
President Barack Obama
Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
In office
April 20, 2010 â€“ November 8, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by David McCormick
Succeeded by Nathan Sheets
Personal details
Born 1962 (age 54–55)
Hamburg, Germany
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Wesleyan University
Harvard University

The use of pirated software in China is really quite a sizeable loss to our software producers.
Lael Brainard
Here at home, President Obama early on made the connection between growth and economic opportunity for women. In the depths of our crisis in 2009, one of the first laws the president signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He established an Equal Pay Task Force led by Valerie Jarrett to help women get paid what they earn.
Lael Brainard
President Obama has called for economic and political empowerment of women globally. The Equal Futures Partnership promotes removal of policy, legal, and regulatory barriers that hold women back at local, state and national levels.
Lael Brainard
Women with minimal access to resources and no access to child care have limited choices that too often mean low-wage and part-time labor. In rural communities in the developing world, when women farmers have unequal access to fertilizers or training, their farm productivity lags behind men.
Lael Brainard
The key to a resilient global recovery, where growth in each country advances growth in every country, is action directed at supporting demand at home.
Lael Brainard
When women were excluded from New Deal programs, Eleanor Roosevelt fought to include them. Roosevelt was among a handful of leaders who realized the U.S. economy would not escape the depths of recession without the full contributions of women.
Lael Brainard
President Obama has a good sense not just of the economic requisites for financial crisis firefighting but also how you build political support for moving forward on reforming the financial system, making sure that the banks are carrying enough capital.
Lael Brainard