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Deesha Dyer in the Green Room of the White House after the completion of the France State Dinner.
|White House Social Secretary|
May 9, 2015 – January 20, 2017
|Preceded by||Jeremy Bernard|
|Succeeded by||Anna Cristina Niceta Lloyd|
January 15, 1978|
Community College of|
Philadelphia, Milton Hershey School
Deesha Dyer (born 1978) is an American public servant who served as the White House Social Secretary for U.S. President Barack Obama from 2015 to 2017. Dyer also served as Deputy to the previous Social Secretary, Jeremy Bernard. Her White House career began as an intern in the Office of Scheduling and Advance in Fall 2009. She was the Obama administration's fourth social secretary and the second of African-American descent. Before working at the White House she worked as the executive assistant at the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and a freelance writer at the Philadelphia Citypaper. She is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dyer won a 2017 NAACP Image Award for the BET special Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration. She volunteers her time as the Executive Director of Philadelphia based teen girl travel group, beGirl.world. In 2017, she was signed as a speaker to Outspoken Agency. In 2018, she contributed a chapter to West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House recounting her experiences in the Obama White House.
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