Senior Director, Communications and Special Initiatives
United Nations Foundation
Experienced globally minded senior marketing communications executive with deep strategic skills in creating and developing partnerships, transmedia campaigns across goods, services and nonprofit sectors. Immersed in social media for social good. In addition, organizational strategy and training expertise in change management. Focus: social action | digital media strategy | partnerships | online marketing | women’s leadership | public speaking | movement building
Chrysula Winegar is Senior Communications Director at the United Nations Foundation, and leads the New York office communications team as well as special initiatives including the Global Moms Challenge, Global Goals week and Social Good Summit. Previously she founded Wake Up World Communications, a digital communications agency focused on social action campaigns. Chrysula has developed campaigns and digital strategy for the United Nations Foundation, Fox Searchlight, EngenderHealth, Family Planning 2020 and many others. Prior she worked in a variety of communications roles with organizations like Ernst & Young (London); Estee Lauder Companies (New York) and the Australian Export & Finance Corporation (Sydney). She holds a B. Economics from the University of Queensland and M.Sc Organizational Behavior from the University of London (Birkbeck).
“Our duty of care to mother each other, is to fight for each other – from the farthest corners of the world, to our next door neighbor.”