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Hillary Saviello

Digital & Social Media Manager, Communications, Policy and Advocacy, The Rockefeller Foundation

Hillary Saviello, an experienced analyst dedicated to social media for social good, joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2019. She aims to understand, excite, and engage new and untapped strategic audiences, helping take the Foundation presence on social media and other digital platforms to the next level. Most recently, she has reported on the online impact of the Foundation initiatives through topics designed using the social listening tool, NetBase.

In her last role, Ms. Saviello was responsible for live-tweeting from the International Peace Institute’s program of events and writing articles about the issue areas they covered: peace, security, and sustainable development. As Social Media Officer, she designed original graphics to promote events and publications, as well as, engaged with stakeholders on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Prior to that, Ms. Saviello worked on outreach projects for the United Nations Department of Public Information, and the World Federation of United Nations Associations. She also prepared policy briefings for the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development in Paris, France.

Ms. Saviello received a Master’s degree, with Merit, in the Theory & History of International Relations from the London School of Economics. She combined her interests in international law and history by writing her dissertation on the foundation of the United Nations War Crimes Commission. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Politics & Communications, summa cum laude, from Bard College at Simon’s Rock, during which she spent a year studying at the University of Oxford, St. Catherine’s College.

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