Discover Symone Sanders the young vibrant, bald, black, and bold lady who is unapologetically making waves in American politics. She is a seasoned political and communication strategist who believes she is one of them that can change the world.
More About Symone Sandra’s, background, career, family, net worth, and interests can be explored below.
Symone Sanders Background Details
Sanders Symone was born on December 10, 1989, to her parents Terri Sanders and Daniel Sanders. She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. Her father, Daniel was a chemist for the Army Corps of Engineers while her mother was a seamstress, then an event planner with a specialty in balloon artistry. Terri Sanders was also reported to have served in different community boards and is the former executive director for the Great Plains Black History Museum.
Symone Sanders Education Details
Symone attended two missionary schools in Omaha where she grew up: Sacred Heart and Mercy High School. At an early age of ten, Symone became very active in Girls Inc., an organization dedicated to helping young girls become bold, smart, and strong. This offered her the opportunity to introduce the former President Clinton when he had a luncheon at the Girls Inc in 2006.
After graduating from high school, Symone Sanders proceeded to Creighton University where she obtained a degree in business administration in 2013
Symone Sanders Career Details
Symone has had her good share of jobs right from her days at Creighton University. She held numerous communications-related internships, was involved in countless organizations and committees, and also had a job in Beijing at one time.
She has served on a federal advisory committee on juvenile justice and was the former chair of the Coalition of Juvenile Justice Emerging Leaders Committee. This provided her the platform to raise her voice as a young millennium in the fight for juvenile justice reform.
After Symone graduated from Creighton University, in 2014, she became known as a blogger and a columnist at the Omaha Star, an African American newspaper. And that gave the opportunity to join in Democrat Chuck Hassebrook gubernatorial campaign. She started out as the team’s communications assistant but soon became deputy communications director in less than five months.
When the Hassebrooks campaign didn’t break 40 percent of the vote, Symone went to work for Ralph Nader’s Global Trade Watch and also served in various communication positions.
In the summer of 2016, Symone got a job with the then-presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders as the National Press Secretary. This made her the youngest presidential press secretary on record at the age of 25.
Symone worked as CNN political commentator between 2018 and 2019 While she was still a resident fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School and the University of Southern California’s Center for the Political Future respectively.
She currently serves in former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign as a senior advisor.
She is also the principal of the 360 Group LLC. A firm where she provides strategic communications guidance to organizations, businesses, individuals, campaigns, and candidates. When she is not off and about in the campaign trail, Sanders will be at the 360 Group.
Symone Sanders Recognitions
Rolling Stone magazine named Sanders among the 16 young Americans shaping the 2016 election.
Fusion Magazine also listed her as one of the 30 women who will change the election in 2016
Symone Sanders Publications
In May 2020, Symone published her book: No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America
Symone Sanders Family Relationship
Symone is not married at the moment but she appears to be in a relationship with one Shawn Townsend who is the director of Nightlife & Culture, D.C. Sanders and Shawn have occasionally appeared on each other’s Instagram feed.
Symone Sanders Social Media Presence
Symone is very active across major social media platforms. She has over 100,000 followers on each of her social media handles. Her audience is well entertained by personal and professional updates.
Symone Sanders Net Worth
Sanders undoubtedly has had steady progress in her career and as of early 2019, her net worth was estimated at $300,000. This most certainly has improved but the exact figure remains unclear.