Communications Officer, United Nations Foundation
Negin joined the UN Foundation in 2009 and has continued to be an integral part of the Public Affairs Global Health team. Previously, Negin worked as a Communications Consultant with UNDP, and in Communications at Save the Children, both at its headquarters in CT and its Afghanistan country office, in Kabul. Negin has also worked in education with a local NGO in Nicaragua, and on many projects in Latin America with Builders Beyond Borders. Outside of the office, Negin loves to travel, play outdoor sports, stand-up comedy, and finds it difficult to do anything without music on in the background.
Fun fact about Negin: She used to host a radio show in Granada, Nicaragua on Radio Volcan.
Blog Posts by Negin Janati
“Girls are for marriage”: How one woman is changing the views, and lives, of thousands
At age five, Kakenya was engaged to a boy from her neighborhood, and she considered herself lucky. Her new fiancée was around her age, and most girls in her community met their husbands – much older men – on their wedding day.
November 15, 2013
Showing our Jean-Orosity on #GivingTuesday
Today, the UN Foundation and more than 1,000 partners across the country are making history by launching #GivingTuesday—a movement to celebrate giving and encourage more, better and smarter giving during the Holiday Season.
November 27, 2012
What’s Up With the Weather? 24 Hours of Climate Reality Kicks Off Tonight!
Overheard on post-Hurricane Sandy news reports, a New Jersey resident noted, “I’ve experienced three ‘once-in-a-hundred-years’ storms in the last 18 months!” Something is up. Dirty Energy pollution is heating up our climate, and we end up with Dirty Weather. Climate disruption affects us all, and it will take all of us together to solve it.
November 14, 2012
A Win for MAMA, Fast Company Honors the Partnership with Top Award
Last night, Fast Company—the world’s leading progressive business media brand—named the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) winner of its Innovation By Design Award in the Service Design category.
October 17, 2012
Just When You Think It Can’t Get Any Better... It Does
6 Awesome Moments from the Social Good Summit I’ve been lucky enough to be part of the Social Good Summit over the past three years. Every year, I’m more excited than the last, including walking around the office humming, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” before this year’s Summit.
October 10, 2012