It's not a summary.
It's not a ramble.
It's the start of a conversation that will lead to questions and reading and more talking.
Some parts of the story are more interesting and more evocative than other parts. Find them. Tie them together.
Want to talk about who she is? Then it's a character-first pitch.
Want to talk about the stakes? Then it's an elemental pitch
This creates a relatable context for the reader. You want that.
If you don't want to contrast, another option would be circumstance development.
When Aunt Diane gives Dana a chance to stop being "the family failure" ...
Like this: Survive the weekend and she'll make 5 million dollars.
As in: She should have asked how. Or what she'd have to do.
Like: You'd think a weekend wouldn't be so hard to survive. Unless your weekend was spent at the side of the dumbass "leader" of the free world while he's tweeting.
some reason why it's no so easy
the potential upside
No, not always in that order. No not always framed the same way. But those are the gears for the machine.
5 million dollars on the line. All she has to do is make it to Monday. Dana figures this is the easiest way to get her life on track. And she'd be right, except she's got to survive a weekend being within 30 feet of the President at all times
It's Thursday. If Dana can make it to 8am on Monday, she'll have 5 million dollars. She just needs to do 2 things: stay alive, and stay within 30 feet of the President at all times.