Erin Dunne

Online Communications Officer, UN Foundation and Better World Campaign

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Erin Dunne joined the United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign in October 2011 as the online communications officer.  Prior to joining our team, Erin worked in online media communications for various democratic congressional offices and campaigns at DCS Politics.  She specialized in constituent e-mail campaigns, Congressional websites and social media strategies. 

Erin started her career in Washington with internships at both CNN’s Washington Bureau reporting on Capitol Hill topics and in the office of United States Senator Jeff Merkley.

Erin received her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Political Science from Loyola University New Orleans in 2009.

Fun Fact: Erin is originally from Portland, Oregon and is an avid Oregon Duck Sports fan.

Blog Posts by Erin Dunne

Polio, Malaria, Pneumonia…oh my!
Five Scary Issues Facing our Planet Tonight in the United States, as the sun sets and the moon rises, children dressed in scary costumes will take over the dark and spooky streets – ghosts, goblins and witches—oh my! Kids in costumes might not scare you – but these facts and figures about our top five scariest issues facing our planet might! See how you can take action on Halloween to create a better (and less scary) world for children everywhere.
October 31, 2012

Join us on Twitter for #UNday!
How is the United Nations working to solve some of today’s largest global issues? Learn from the experts! This UN Day, October 24, we are bringing together experts from the UN and our own leaders here at the Foundation to talk about the issues facing our planet and how together we can create the future we want. Join us, rock your UN blue and help celebrate UN Day!
October 22, 2012

Join the Movement and Take a Chance at Winning a New iPad
It’s summer – it’s hot, the days are longer, but most importantly it means classes have let out for students across the United States. It’s a great time to think about the world around us and the importance of the United Nations.
August 7, 2012

Making an Impact, One Tweet @ a Time
Much like how comic book fans have Comic-Con, people like me who live and breathe social media in the international development field have Social Good Summit and now Rio+Social. Nothing gets me more excited than using the power of social media, especially Twitter, to connect people and create social good that will have the power to shape concepts and ideas that will change the world.
June 10, 2012

My World. My UN.
I find the work of the United Nations inspiring. As a 23-year-old, I want my generation to understand the importance and significance of the UN and why it is a vital part of our world. Decisions made today will shape our future and I know the UN helps make all of our futures brighter. Join me and the Better World Campaign as we kick-off our new campaign - My World. My UN. We are starting a conversation about your hopes for a better world through the work of the UN.
April 9, 2012