President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Linda Thomas-Greenfield as US ambassador to the United Nations, media outlets reported Sunday, citing Democratic sources close to Biden, Report says, citing CBC News.

The appointment of Thomas-Greenfield, a Black woman who held a top diplomatic post in the administration of former President Barack Obama, was intended to restore morale and help fulfill Biden’s pledge to choose a diverse Cabinet, Axios, which first broke the news, reported.

Thomas-Greenfield is the “leading contender” for the job, CNN reported.