Nominated in March, 2009 by Obama to be Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs. Held the positions of Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development and
Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in International Economics at Brookings. Also the Director of the All Brookings Initiative on Competitiveness. Formerly White House Deputy National Economic Adviser and Associate Professor at MIT, she focuses on competitiveness, trade, international economics, U.S. foreign assistance and global poverty.