FORA.tv Speaker - Diana Farrell

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Biography

Diana Farrell was a member and one of two Deputy Directors of the United States National Economic Council (NEC) in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was also a member of the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry.

On November 22, 2010, Farrell announced that she would be leaving the administration by the end of the year. Lawrence Summers, then the Director of the NEC, who had previously announced that he would return at the end of the year to Harvard University, noted that Farrell had "played a central role" in the efforts of the administration to encourage economic growth, restructure the auto industry, and respond to the housing crisis. Summers further stated: "Her natural talent as a policy maker and her good judgment made her invaluable in setting a course for economic recovery."

2 Programs

De-Brief: Evaluating the Results

10.27.11 | 00:29:30 min | 0 comments

What Happens When A Global Bank Fails?

10.27.11 | 01:23:45 min | 0 comments