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Maureen McNally

Online Communications Officer, United Nations Foundation

Maureen McNally

Maureen joined the UN Foundation in 2011 as an Online Communications Officer. Born and raised in New Jersey, Maureen ventured south to North Carolina where she studied Communications at Elon University. She then worked for RAINN, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, where she managed and developed the website, social media strategies and email marketing campaigns to help prevent sexual violence and help victims. Since starting at UN Foundation, Maureen has taken on the role of overseeing unfoundation.org, supporter email campaigns, and UN Foundation's blog, Global Connections.

Fun fact: Maureen is an avid fan of Super Bowl XLVI Champions the New York Giants!

Blog Posts by Maureen McNally

The Time Has Come for LGBT Rights
With the headlines announcing Obama’s support for same-sex marriage, it has reminded us that, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared, “the time has come” to make lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights a top priority with the United Nations.
May 9, 2012

What We're Reading
A lot has happened in the world in the past week. Did you catch everything? If not, here is your weekly dose of “What We’re Reading” to get you caught up on some of our favorite stories.
March 14, 2012

What We're Reading
Busy week? Don’t worry, Global Connections is here to keep you updated on world news. Check out some of our favorite stories from this week. If you notice something we missed, leave a comment below so we can add it. Happy Reading!
March 7, 2012

A Week of Celebrations
This week has been a week full of celebrations — from milestones to birthday's. We started the week off with Leap Year, celebrated a milestone on Wednesday when the World Health Organization officially removed India from the polio endemic list, and ended the week with the birthday celebration for the VP of Public Affairs, Aaron Sherinian. As the week wraps up, we can look back at our daily photos of the day and realize that all in all, it was a week worth leaping in excitement for!
March 2, 2012

What We're Reading
We all have a lot of things going on these days so it is easy to miss some of the best reads of the week. Global Connections will be blogging about the top articles of the week each Wednesday in our "What We're Reading" blog post, so subscribe to our blogs, and check back often for updates! Did we miss your favorite article? Tell us in the comments below and we will add it.
February 29, 2012

Leap Into Action This Leap Year
2012 is a leap year. This means we have an "extra" day to support the work of the United Nations to create a better world. Day after day, UN agencies leap into action, playing a key role in solving the most challenging global problems. Check out the great work the UN does every single day to create a safer, healthier, and more peaceful world for everyone!Tell us what you're doing today to support the UN.
February 29, 2012

 
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