- Saturday, September 30
- Breakout 8: ‘Lean In’ with AREAA’s Finest Women
- 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Harbor B - Manchester Grand Hyatt
NVG Consulting LLC
Irene B. Bueno, co-founder and partner of NVG, has extensive experience working in the Executive Branch and on Capitol Hill. Ms. Bueno has expertise in developing and implementing legislative, policy, and communications strategies on various issues including education, housing, immigration, health care, and appropriations. She works closely with members of the United States House of Representatives and their key staff, especially Congressional Tri-Caucus members.
Ms. Bueno, a former official in the Clinton Administration, was Special Assistant to the President in the White House Chief of Staff’s Office and on the Domestic Policy Council. Prior to her White House posts, Ms. Bueno was a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. She served as a Legislative Assistant for Senator Alan Cranston (D-CA) and Congressman Edward Roybal (D-CA).
Ms. Bueno is a leader in the Asian Pacific Islander American community. She has served as a Board member of the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS); the former Executive Director and a current Board Member of the Asian American Action (AAA) Fund, a political empowerment organization; and a former member of the District of Columbia Commission on Asian Pacific Americans.
Born in California, Ms. Bueno is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the Hastings College of Law. Ms. Bueno was also chosen to participate in the Coro Foundation Fellows Program in Public Affairs, a leadership program. She is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bars.