Liliana Giffen

Liliana brings more than 15 years of experience working with international organizations helping them advance social change.

Prior to joining HU, Liliana served as the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications for ReSurge International, a global health organization dedicated to building surgical capacity around the world. During her time with ReSurge, Liliana helped lead the organization through a rebranding process and helped implement a global health burn awareness campaign.

She started her career at Relief International in their global technology education program, where she supported strategic initiatives in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Tajikistan.

A formative experience for Liliana was spending time in Bangladesh with the Grameen Bank studying the effects of microfinance in rural communities.

Liliana holds a master’s in global strategic communications from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Santa Clara University. She was born in Mexico City and speaks fluent Spanish.