Entries tagged with “Desiree Rogers” from Polichicks

 

Desiree Rogers Valerie Jarrett Capitol File.jpgWhite House Social Secretary, Desiree Rogers, and Special Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, are featured on the cover of the June issue of Capitol File.  Read the cover story over here.

 

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Desiree Rogers in the East Room of the White House.  She is wearing Cartier earrings (We want, want WANT!) and a trench coat by Viktor & Rolf.

We've got some interesting dish on White house Social Secretary Desiree Rogers.  Like, when she plans a White House party, she has a lot more on her mind than just seating charts, what to wear and whether to go with cloth or paper napkins - she's thinking of how each event might extend the Obama presidency as a brand.  (Smart!) She has an after Weight Watchers figure (hate her!), impeccable taste, and - get this!- an ancestor who was a Creole voodoo priestess! (No, seriously.) 

How are we so smart?  Where do we get our secrets?  Why, from WSJ Magazine, of course!  Ms. Rogers is featured in the May issue.  So either pick up a copy or click on the links below to take a peek inside the magazine and her fabulous life.

You can read the WSJ magazine article about Desiree here.

You can view a slide show of Desiree-produced White House events here.

You can see who Desiree has friended here

You can check out Polichicks last profile on Desiree (including a CNN video interview with her) here

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The Washington social scene is abuzz about a new arrival in town: the fun and fabulous Desiree Rogers, who is The White House Social Secretary.  What do we know about Miss Rogers?  So glad you asked!  Because, as usual, we can't wait to tell. (And when we tell, we tell it all girlfriend!) So keep reading.

* Smart as a whip, Miss Rogers is a Wellesley grad and Harvard MBA

* She is fly from well-coiffed head to Jimmy Chooed toe (Check out her pic from a Vogue photoshoot above)

* She was appointed by a Republican Illinois governor to run the Illionois lottery, and she once served as an alternate delegate at the Republican National Convention

* She was once president of Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas in Chicago

* She passed on her brainy genes: daughter Victoria is a freshman at Yale 

* She prefers American designers

* She hails from New Orleans (A social secretary who totally gets mardi gras!  What could be more parfait?!)

* Her favorite expression is "laissez les bon temps rouler!" So let the good times roll, honey!

Want more scoop? 

Check out an interview with Miss Rogers in Vogue here.

Listen to an NPR interview with Miss Rogers here.

Watch a CNN interview with Miss Rogers below.

 

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