Daniella Foster is the Senior Director of Global Corporate Responsibility at Hilton. A policy innovator and social entrepreneur, she has worked in business, government and the non-profit sectors leading partnerships and initiatives that grow small/medium enterprises, connect entrepreneurs from around the world, develop youth job skills and accelerate innovation through crowdfunding.
She previously led Global Corporate Affairs and Science Communications for Mars Symbioscience, the in-house innovation incubator of Mars, Incorporated. Prior to joining Mars, Daniella served as Director of Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, where she led the establishment of social impact projects in 165 countries. During her tenure, she served as Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State’s Senior Advisor, where she managed a global team and implemented policy to strengthen emerging democracies, job markets and cross-border philanthropy. She co-founded the Emergent Leaders Network, a non-profit that provides community college students with microscholarships and mentoring.