Sri Gainedi was the Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama and the Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls. In that role, Sri was responsible for communicating the East Wing's priorities and schedule throughout the White House. Previously, Sri worked at the U.S. Department of State on anti-trafficking efforts in the Trafficking in Persons office. Prior to that, she worked in the Chief of Staff’s office at the Department of Commerce.
Sri is a 2013 graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison.