Jill Biden

Born:June 3, 1951 (age 69)
Career:Second lady of the United States, 2009-2017
Education:B.A., University of Delaware
M.Ed,, West Chester University
M.A,, Villanova
D.Ed., University of Delaware

Jill Biden, an American educator, was the second lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is the wife of Joe Biden, the 47th vice president of the United States.

Biden was born on June 3, 1951, in Hammonton, New Jersey, and grew up in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. She has a B.A. from the University of Delaware, a Master of Education from West Chester University and a Master of Arts from Villanova University, and a Doctor of Education in educational leadership from the University of Delaware.

Biden has been an educator for more than three decades. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., she taught English at Delaware Technical & Community College, at a public high school and at a psychiatric hospital for adolescents. Since 2009, she has been a professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College and is thought to be the first second lady to hold a paying job while her husband is vice president.

Biden is the founder and president of the Biden Breast Health Initiative non-profit organization, co-founder of the Book Buddies program, is active in Delaware Boots on the Ground, and is co-founder of Joining Forces with First Lady Michelle Obama.