Amy Fehir is an Associate Director of Business & Program Development at the Milken Institute. In this role, she focuses on securing and stewarding support for MI’s health-focused centers, including Fastercures, the Center for Public Health and the Center for the Future of Aging. Prior to joining the Milken Institute, Fehir served in a variety of partnership and fundraising roles, including time spent at United Nations Foundation, Conservation International, the National Park Service, and the World Health Organization. She continues to stay active in a variety of organizations focused on the protection of America’s public lands and environment. Fehir serves as the executive director of a national parks-focused nonprofit, geared towards providing advocacy opportunities for current and former NPS employees. Fehir has served in a number of positions focused on global health and international development. During her five years at the United Nations Foundation (UNF), she managed key strategic communications relationships on behalf of the organization, including partnerships with major brands, marketing partners, and individual supporters. She also cultivated partners within the entertainment industry to build the voice of UNF’s campaigns and supported the work of the United Nations Creative Community Outreach Initiative.
Additional professional experience includes two years overseeing environmental grants in Europe, Asia, and Africa for Conservation International as part of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund. In 2008, Fehir worked at the World Health Organization on World Health Day, which was focused on climate change’s impact on health. Fehir received her BA in political science and public health from Boston University, and an MPS in political management from George Washington University.