SXSW Eco Advisory Board - Amy Gilbert
Executive Director | Coalition to Protect America's National Parks

Amy Gilbert currently serves as the Entertainment Relations Officer for the United Nations Foundation. In this position, she builds and manages partnerships with the entertainment industry, including talent, organizations and businesses. In addition to the work with the entertainment industry, Amy has also helped secure and maintain relationships with corporate partners on behalf of various UNF campaigns and initiatives. Prior to joining UNF, Amy worked as a seasonal National Park Service (NPS) Ranger at Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial, for seven years. During her time with the NPS, she worked at the Interior Department on projects related to the 2016 NPS Centennial, as well as conducted Congressional outreach on behalf of the Association of National Park Rangers as their Board Member for Special Concerns.

Additional professional experience includes two years overseeing environmental grants for Conversation International as part of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, which works closely with civil society groups in destroyed ecosystems across the globe. In college, Amy spent a semester working at the World Health Organization on World Health Day 2008, which was focused on climate change’s impact on health.

Amy received her B.A. from Boston University in Political Science and Public Health and a M.P.S. in Political Management from George Washington University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling near & far, rooting for the Detroit Tigers and spending a little too much time on Pinterest. Amy lives in Washington, DC.