Betsy Wright

  • Spring 1992

Betsey Wright is a Spring 1992 Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics. She is leading a study group on \High Tech Politics.\

Ms. Wright is a resident of Little Rock, Arkansas, where she served as chief of staff to Governor Bill Clinton for seven years. In addition, she managed his election campaigns in 1982, 1984 and 1986. After leaving the Governor's staff at the end of 1989, Ms. Wright was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Arkansas and was also hired as the executive director, positions she held until September 1991.

Prior to her move to Arkansas in 1981, Ms. Wright founded and directed the National Women's Education Fund in Washington, D.C., which recruited and trained women candidates and campaign managers all across the U.S.