Deputy Director of UN Relations and Special Initiatives, United Nations Foundation
Emily Ross is the Deputy Director of UN Relations and Special Initiatives at the United Nations Foundation, a public charity created with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support the United Nations. In this capacity, Emily manages the UN Foundation’s relationships with the United Nations and helps to guide the ways in which the Foundation engages in the UN’s work. Emily has extensive experience researching UN issues, structures and dynamics, and tracking United States policy to the UN on priorities such as UN management, reform and human rights.
Prior to working at the UN Foundation, Emily earned her Master’s degree in International Relations at King’s College London, where she wrote her dissertation on post-Cold War UN peace operations. Emily received her undergraduate degree from Providence College, where she majored in Political Science and spent semesters in London and Washington, D.C., focusing on Eastern European politics and U.S. foreign policy.
Fun Fact: Emily’s favorite hobby is waterskiing.
Blog Posts by Emily Ross
Women Deliver +SocialGood: Harnessing Technology to Support Women
While not everyone could make it to Malaysia for the 2013 Women Deliver Conference, they could add their voice to the conversation through “Women Deliver +SocialGood,” an in-person and online event that brought together media experts, social entrepreneurs, and policy leaders to discuss how digital media and technology can address challenges facing women and girls around the world. May 28, 2013