Devon O'Reilly is the Senior Communications Manager at Women Thrive Alliance. She is accomplished in the fields of communications, event planning, and institutional relations, including facets of sales, administration, and journalism. Devon returned to the United States in January 2016, after living in Madrid, Spain for four years where she co-launched a communications consultancy and designed government communication campaigns across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Additionally, Devon has consulted for APROFAM, a women’s health organization in Guatemala, and Women’s World Banking, a global women’s microfinance organization based in New York City. She also has experience researching gender-related issues including capacity building organizations, gender-based violence, and women’s political representation in post-conflict zones.
Devon holds a Master’s degree in International Relations, Human Rights and Humanitarian Assistance from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with concentrations in Women’s Studies and Spanish from Drew University.