Rogers said she was honored to be the first African-American White House Social Secretary and to serve the first African-American president, Barack Obama.
Rogers urged all women to take care of themselves.
"Appearance is important. And you don't have to be a beauty. You don't have to have the most expensive clothes on. But I think that it signals something when you take care of yourself first because then, that allows you to give more to others," she said.
Rogers is now a special consultant to Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago.