Rebecca Hankin


Director, Marketing & Communications

Rebecca leads global marketing and communications for the education initiative at Omidyar Network.

Rebecca has over 18 years of experience leading communications and marketing efforts for cause-based global organizations. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at Facebook, where she managed communications for Facebook’s education and social good products.

Previously, Rebecca spent eight years as vice president of marketing and communications at Room to Read, an organization focused on children’s literacy and girls’ education across Africa and Asia. At Room to Read, she developed and grew the Room to Read brand through strategic communications and marketing initiatives to help raise awareness and funds.

Before Room to Read, Rebecca served as director of marketing at the International Rescue Committee and as director of communications at Seeds of Peace, a leadership program that supports youth from conflict countries in the Middle East and South Asia.

Rebecca earned an M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University and a B.A. in psychology from Washington University.

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