Elaine Chao: Everything You Need to Know About Trump's Pick for Secretary of Transportation

She has experience working in a presidential cabinet.

Here is everything you need to know about the newest selection for Trump’s Cabinet:

Name: Elaine Lan Chao

Party: Republican

Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

Age: 63 (born March 26, 1953)

Education: Chao earned a master's in business administration from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in economics from Mount Holyoke College.

What you might not know about her: She came to the United States at the age of 8. On her website, she writes of herself, “The experience transitioning to a new country has motivated her to dedicate most of her professional life to ensuring that all people have the opportunity to build better lives.”

What she used to do:

From 2001 to 2009, Chao served as secretary of labor under George W. Bush. Before that, she was the deputy secretary of transportation under George H.W. Bush.