Karen Kornbluh ’84 Named to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Posted February 5th, 2015 at 11:52 am.

Karen Kornbluh ’84 will serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees all U.S. government-supported civilian international media.

Kornbluh is the executive vice president of external affairs for Nielsen, responsible for global public policy, privacy strategy, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining Nielsen, she was the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development from 2009–2012. She served as policy director for then Senator Barack Obama and in the Clinton Administration, she served as deputy chief of staff at the U.S. Treasury Department and director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Federal Communications Commission. Additionally, Kornbluh founded the New America Foundation’s Work and Family Program and is a senior fellow for Digital Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition to her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr, she also has a Master of Public Policy from John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

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