Molly Fannon

Before joining UN Live, Molly was Director of the Smithsonian’s Office of International Relations and Global Program and transformed the Institution’s approach to global engagement. She led partnerships with major global organizations such as the World Economic Forum and governments worldwide and, as a top strategist and fundraiser, enabled entirely new programs and outlooks to emerge.

Molly’s early career centered around designing and managing largescale international development programs, funded by institutions such as USAID, the World Bank, the InterAmerican Bank, and the MCC.  Molly’s professional experience spans more than 40 countries on 6 continents. She is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

Mobilising Museums: Audiences Taking Action

Over the coming decades, humanity will face extraordinary challenges that require an unprecedented response. What role should museums play in helping to galvanise public action, and how can they become conveners of a collaborative, global effort to drive and scale change?

At NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019, Molly Fannon will give a keynote on museums’ potential in regards to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on Friday 8 November at 10:00. Aida Vežić, Balkan Museum Network, will moderate the keynote.