Molly Fannon is the CEO of The Museum for the United Nations - UN Live, a global organisation with a mission to connect people everywhere to the UN’s work and values.
UN Live works to unleash the power of culture to engage people at scale towards a more sustainable, just and inclusive world.
Before joining UN Live, Molly was the Director of the Smithsonian’s Office of International Relations and Global Programme, where she transformed the Institution’s approach to global engagement. At the Smithsonian, her portfolio spanned the entire Institution, from the sciences, to art, culture, and education.
Molly's professional experience prior to this cuts across multiple sectors and more than 40 countries. A Fulbright scholar in Argentina and later a UNESCO World Heritage Advisor in Mozambique, Molly's academic background focused on the intersection of cultural heritage and development.