Erin Dunne is the Online Communications Officer for the United Nations Foundation. She joined the United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign in October 2011. Prior to joining the 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.
June 11, 2012 / Erin Dunne
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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