Biden selected Neera Tanden, who now serves as president & CEO of the Center for American Progress, as director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and named Cecilia Rouse, dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, to lead the White House Council of Economic Advisers. There is no chance Neera Tanden will be confirmed. It's just another example of how the - Joe Biden is going back to the Obama-Biden era when we're going to have more taxes and more regulations and not have a government that works with and stands beside the American people.
Cecilia Rouse, the dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, was tapped to chair Mr Biden's Council of Economic Advisors and would be the first African American in that post.
Janet Yellen, seen here in 2017, would be the first female treasury secretary in USA history, if confirmed by the Senate.
Since being projected the winners of November's election, Biden and Harris have moved quickly to build out a diverse administration that will help them tackle the nation's most pressing issues.
If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to serve as US treasury secretary in the department's 231 years of history. Biden also recently announced an all-female White House senior communications team.
President-elect Joe Biden says he won't immediately lift tariffs placed by President Donald Trump on many imports from China or break Trump's initial trade deal.
Biden may appoint Adewale Adeyemo, a senior global economic adviser in the Obama administration, as Deputy Treasury Secretary.
And should she be confirmed, Rouse, who now serves as dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, would also be a trailblazer.
Boushey has been one of Biden's chief economic policy advisers during the campaign and was named as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Tanden, who is the CEO of the left-leaning public policy organization the Center for American Progress and a veteran of both the Clinton and Obama administrations, would be the first woman of color to lead OMB. Bernstein previously served as the executive director of the White House task force on the middle class and as an economic adviser to President Barack Obama.