Op-Eds

2021

On September 2, 2021 Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride published an article in The Conversation detailing her experiences working in the White House on 9/11, entitled: "‘Get out now’ – inside the White House on 9/11, according to the staffers who were there."

2020

On August 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride co-authored an op-ed for CNN with Nancy Kegan Smith and Diana B. Carlin entitled “Three first ladies who risked their lives to advance civil rights” that highlights First Ladies Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, and Michelle Obama and their leadership in the issue of racial equality.

2019

On October 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for The Hill titled "Why Melania Trump is poised to have a great legacy as first lady."

2018

On July 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride co-authored an op-ed with Natalie Gonnella-Platts for The Dallas Morning-News titled "How first ladies have nudged America to be better."

2017

On September 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride co-authored an op-ed with Natalie Gonnella-Platts for Refinery29 titled "What First Ladies Should Do With Fashion, From Someone Who Knows."

On May 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride co-authored an op-ed with Natalie Gonnella-Platts for The Hill titled "A first lady's podium can be a catalyst for positive change."

2016

On September 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal titled "9/11 at the White House."

On March 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for The Hill titled "Stand by Afghanistan's courageous women."

On January 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for The Hill titled "The world is looking for a new diplomat-in-chief and there's one woman for the job."

2015

On May 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for DipNote: U.S. Department of State Official Blog titled "Afghan Fulbrighters are Part of Their Country's Treasure." 

2014

On December 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote an op-ed for CARE USA blog titled "Reflection on a CARE Learning Tour to Cambodia."