Janet Yellen (74), named by President Joe Biden to be the new administration’s Secretary of the Treasury, was easily confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Jan. 25, 2021. Previously, Yellen was a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and Chair of the Federal Reserve. She is also a professor emerita at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a distinguished fellow in residence at the Brookings Institution.
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