SPOTLIGHT: OPAL VADHAN
Executive Assistant to Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton
Opal is currently the Executive Assistant to Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. Prior to that, she was on the National Advance team for Hillary for America. She graduated from Pace University in 2015 and was recently named Pace University’s 30 under 30. She is also a two-time New York Women in Communications scholarship winner. Opal is a former campus Editor-at-Large for Huffington Post, and a former on-camera reporter for TV Asia. Opal spent her fall 2014 semester interning at The White House in the Office of Communications in Washington D.C. A few of her previous internships include NBC’s Nightly News, MSNBC, MTA, The Rachael Ray Show, Fashion Delivers, and Sony Music Entertainment. Opal spends her free time volunteering with Marist Young Adult and doing mission trips helping children in Jamaica.