Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has has signed on to headline the first event of President Barack Obama’s Inaugural weekend. The 32-year-old will serve as the honorary chairwoman of the 2013 National Day of Service, during which President Obama invites Americans across the country to volunteer in their communities in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We are thrilled that Chelsea Clinton will play such a critical role in mobilizing Americans across the country to take part in the National Day of Service,” Presidential Inaugural Committee President and CEO Steve Kerrigan said in a statement. “Through her work with the Clinton Foundation and her recent efforts to help communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, Chelsea sets a remarkable example for serving and strengthening our country. As honorary chair, she will be instrumental in helping lead the president’s call to service and growing this important tradition.”
The summit will take place on the National Mall on Saturday. Clinton will be joined by other participants including actresses Eva Longoria and Angela Bassett, singers Ben Folds and Yolanda Adams and television personality Star Jones.