Janet Yellen

President Barack Obama claps during a press conference to nominate Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Native Janet Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chair

The Senate has easily approved Brooklyn native Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve.

01/06/2014

President Barack Obama claps during a press conference to nominate Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve, October 9, 2013. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Native Janet Yellen Nominated To Head Federal Reserve

Yellen graduated from Brown and Yale and taught at Harvard, but Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said her trajectory to success began before she ever arrived as those distinguished institutions.

10/09/2013