Dina Habib Powell (Dina Habib Coptic: Ⲇⲓⲛⲁ Ϩⲁⲃⲓⲃ, Arabic: دينا حبيب ; born June 12, 1973) is an Egyptian-American and Coptic-American non-profit executive, philanthropist, and U.S. policymaker. She is the current U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy to President Donald Trump. There she has played an influential role in determining the first year of the administration's foreign policy. She is also an Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor for Economic Initiatives, a position that she continued in after her security appointment and that she spends about 20 percent of her time on. It has been announced that she plans to leave the administration in early 2018.
Prior to accepting these White House positions, Powell was a managing director and partner at Goldman Sachs and president of their non-profit subsidiary, the Goldman Sachs Foundation. In that capacity she ran the Foundation's 10,000 Women program. Before that, she served in the George W. Bush administration as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Deputy Undersecretary of State for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy, and an Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel.
Powell was born in Egypt and immigrated with her family to Texas at a young age. She is a lifelong member of the Republican Party. Wikipedia