Director for UN Foundation Communications, United Nations Foundation
In September of 2003 Amy joined the UN Foundation and now works as Director for UN Foundation Communications. During her time here, Amy has led innovative communications strategies for several of our campaigns and initiatives including the award-winning Nothing But Nets campaign and our partnerships with AMERICAN IDOL and ABC’s Ugly Betty. She graduated from Penn State University with degrees in both Journalism and Political Science. Prior to the UN Foundation, Amy worked for several television and radio stations winning a Mark of Excellence Award for in-depth radio reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and enjoys spending time at her family’s beach house in New Jersey. Amy is also a new mom and has a renewed passion for life-changing work the UN Foundation does each day.
Fun fact: Amy once flew a Goodyear blimp over the skies of Maryland
Blog Posts by Amy DiElsi
Celebrating global motherhood
Yesterday, more than 4,400 people from around the world gathered in person and online to discuss motherhood as part of Mom+Social, the first-ever event focused on motherhood and the role of social media, technology, and philanthropy to improve the health of moms and children everywhere...
May 9, 2013
Mom+Social sweepstakes winner
We are excited to announce our winner of the Mom+Social Sweepstakes as part of the Global Mom Relay. Congratulations to Chelsea Kidd from Camden, ME, winner of two tickets to Mom+Social in New York City. We had a chance to talk to Chelsea about what inspired her to join the Global Mom Relay...
May 7, 2013
Calling all global moms
On May 8, a unique one-day event is taking place: the Mom+Social conference. Mom+Social is the crowning event of the Global Mom Relay, a 60-day online conversation that has connected moms and experts around the world. Relay participants have shared personal experiences, stories about motherhood, and global causes they care about...
May 6, 2013
Ted Turner talks philanthropy with Piers Morgan
In case you missed it, United Nations Foundation Chairman and Founder Ted Turner recently interviewed with CNN’s Piers Morgan about his career, life, and commitment to global philanthropy. We were excited to hear Ted talk about his historic gift that created the UN Foundation, our successful Nothing But Nets campaign, and his involvement in the Giving Pledge.
May 14, 2012
Ask our Board
Last week, you had the chance to hear directly from four of our Board members about what makes great global leaders and why they think the United Nations and global philanthropy are important. Now is your chance to ask them your questions around global philanthropy and how to create a future we want.
March 26, 2012
And the winner is...
The votes have been counted and the results are in! The UN Foundation’s Public Affairs team was named the PR News Non-Profit Team of the Year.
March 16, 2012
Power of a Mom
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, the UN Foundation is asking you – our supporters – to share with us a woman who inspires you. Many people have responded that their mothers inspire them most. This makes perfect sense to me because our moms are often our first bosses, role models, and friends.
March 6, 2012