President Biden has announced his intent to appoint social worker Mia Ives-Rublee, MSW, to his Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
Ives-Rublee is currently director of the Disability Justice Initiative at the Center for American Progress. She earned her master’s in social work at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She is a well-known advocate for disability justice and inclusion at nonprofit organizations and businesses in the United States.
Ives-Rublee will join other social worker appointees in the Biden Administration, including Jared Bernstein on the Council of Economic Advisors and Meg Kabat, who is senior advisor for families, caregivers and survivors at the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Secretary.