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I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting another live chat at my blog, MotherTalkers, THIS WEDNESDAY, March 30, at 9 a.m. PT/ 12 p.m. ET. This time, we are speaking with Ellen Moran, chief of staff to Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke.

Prior to being appointed to the position on April 23, 2009, Ellen was the White House director of communications during the early months of the Obama Administration. She has held numerous leadership roles, including as executive director of EMILY's List.

On a personal note, Ellen is married and has two children. Surely, she has a lot to say about the balancing act of a working mother with a job that is critical in supporting the economic stability and growth of this country. I thought it would be great to pick Ellen's brain on not only the economic concerns close to our hearts, but how she balances her interests and activism with the responsibilities of motherhood. Please join us!

If you can't join our discussion, feel free to drop your questions here. Thanks!

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