A champion for women, Symone D. Sanders is a seasoned political strategist who rose to prominence in 2016 as the National Press Secretary for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders then-presidential campaign. At 25, she became the youngest presidential press secretary on record and was named to Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of 16 young Americans shaping the 2016 election.
Currently she is a senior advisor for former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign. She also serves as principal of the 360 Group LLC where she provides strategic communications guidance to organizations, businesses, individuals, campaigns and candidates and helps clients find sound solutions to tough political and social problems.
A communicator with a passion for juvenile justice, Sanders is the former chair of the Coalition of Juvenile Justice Emerging Leaders Committee and former member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, where she worked to raise the profile of young voices in the fight for juvenile justice reform and bring millennial perspectives to policy conversations.
Sanders is former CNN political commentator and served in 2018 and 2019 as 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 has been featured on multiple news networks and profiled in national newspapers and magazines.