Christine Todd Whitman is the President of The Whitman Strategy Group (WSG), a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues. She was the 50th Governor of the State of New Jersey, serving as its first woman governor from 1994 until 2001. She was the first candidate to ever beat an incumbent in New Jersey. Governor Whitman served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January of 2001 until June of 2003. She is the author of a New York Times best seller, “It’s My Party, Too”, which was published in January of 2005 and released in paperback in March 2006.
In partnership with the Writers House, Rutgers University Department of English, the Institute for Women’s Leadership piloted Transforming Lives. This project combining filmmaking and interview skills to help our undergraduate Leadership Scholars learn from women leaders who are making a difference in the world. This documentary was created by Leadership Scholar Justine Del Gaudio, Class of 2010 with the assistance of instructor Dena Seidel and filmmakers Pilar Timpane and Stephen Beeston