Claudia Gonzalez Edelman

Claudia is a Special Adviser for UNICEF and also UNICEF’s Global Chief of Public Advocacy. Previously she was seconded to the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations, to lead communications for the Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change.

Claudia is a Mexican-Swiss Diplomat who recently moved to New York and is a member of the Board of Bank Street College and the Ad Council. Claudia has led PR, brand and marketing for some of the world's biggest global organizations including the World Economic Forum, the UN Refugee Agency and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; while being a marketing professor of the University of Geneva for the MBA with specialization in International Organizations, IOMBA, and has a couple of MOOCs marketing courses in Coursera. Claudia holds degrees on Communications and Philosophy as well as a Masters on political communications from the London School of Economics.

Claudia is a frequent public speaker, speaks 6 languages, enjoys extreme sports, travelling and has two children.