Lawyer, politician, activist, wife, mother; this is a woman who has it all. Being married to Joseph Kennedy, a popular American lawyer, and politician who also serves as the United States Representative for Massachusetts’s 4th Congressional District for 6 years makes this woman a force to be reckoned with. These law school sweethearts have been married since 2012. To find out more about Lauren Anne Birchfield Kennedy, keep reading.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Bio and Age
Lauren Anne Birchfield Kennedy was born on the 21st of September, 1984, to two loving parents in Southern California, United States of America. She grew up with her younger sister named Emily Birchfield and the two sisters still maintain a close relationship. She is a practicing Christian.
For her education, this woman has definitely had her fill. Lauren Anne Birchfield got a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA in 2006 where she was a Rhodes Scholar finalist, graduating summa cum laude. As if that were not enough, she also studied at Harvard, graduating with honors in 2009. While at Harvard Law School, this efficient woman was the Editor-in-Chief of Harvard’s Human Rights Journal. Lauren Anne Birchfield and Joseph Kennedy met while they were both in law school.
Lauren Anne Birchfield has had a very rewarding and fulfilling career and it appears she is still climbing up the professional ladder. Driven by her passion for health and also women affairs, she currently works as the Director of Health Policy at the National Partnership for Women and Families. She is involved in the policy strategy and implementation that directly affairs women in America. The Family Medicine for America’s Health benefits from her expertise as she also serves as a member of the board.
Delving into the world of politics, Lauren Anne Birchfield has left her footprints there as she once served as the Senior Health Policy and Government Affairs Adviser at Boston Medical Centre. During this period, she made decisions affecting both state and federal health issues especially concerning payment strategies.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Parents
Lauren Anne Birchfield was born into a very healthy and functional family with her family being a major influence in her life. Her father is Reverend Dr. James Birchfield and works as a pastor at First Presbyterian Church located in Southern California. Her mother, on the other hand, works as a public accountant and is named Marta Birchfield. Lauren still maintains a very good relationship with her parents.
Other Facts About Joe Kennedy’s Wife
Every love story has a beginning and theirs is no different. Lauren Anne Birchfield and Joe Kennedy reportedly met while they were at Harvard Law School. Precisely, they took a course together taught by Elizabeth Warren and the two immediately hit it off. Elizabeth Warren is now a senator from the state of Massachusetts. The two love birds got married in December 2012 in Corrina Del Mar, California. Being practicing Christians, the couple got married in church and the wedding was officiated by Reverend Dr. James Birchfield. The ceremony took place in front of family and friends.
This happy couple has been blessed with the gift of the womb. The couple welcomed their first daughter whom they named Eleanor Kennedy in December 2015, and in December 2017 they welcomed a second child; a boy named James Matthew Kennedy. Did you notice the pattern? Married in December. First child in December. Second Child in December. Looks like December seems to be their lucky month!
Lauren’s husband, Joe Kennedy is an American Democrat, politician, and lawyer. He has had a successful career so far and appears to still be climbing up the political ladder. Good for him! Joe Kennedy reportedly has a net worth estimated to be $43 million. No surprise there!
She Commends Obamacare
If you do not know about the affordable care act that was launched during Obama’s administration, we suggest you crawl out from under that rock. In fact, Lauren Anne Birchfield describes this initiative as “the greatest advance in women’s health in a generation”.
Lauren Anne Birchfield has had a bit of charity work as she once worked with the Blue Cross Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. She worked in the policy and research team. She seems to have a strong affinity for policy design and strategy implementation.