Andréa Pellegrino is a Partner and Director of Social Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at World Studio. Her unique areas of expertise are in developing strategies, partnerships, programming and integrated communications that benefit society and allow clients to engage key audiences in lasting and meaningful ways. An acknowledged thought-leader in the growing field of community engagement, Andréa leads a series of workshops on funding social change and teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is also on the Executive Board of ICOGRADA, the world body for communications design.
Prior to joining World Studio, Andréa was the Director, Strategic Alliances, at AIGA, the professional association for design, where she worked with corporate, media and non-profit clients on strategic partnership programs and communicated the value of design to the business community, civic leaders, non-profit organizations and the general public. Previously, Andréa spent 15 years in the media field. On the management side, she led advertising and marketing teams for Jonas Publishing, MacMillan Publishing and, most recently, for Print and HOW magazines. Earlier in her career she worked for American Express Publishing and The New Yorker.
Andréa graduated with a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and attended the Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders program at Harvard University.
Implementing Social Change - A Public Lecture by Andréa Pellegrino, February 5, 2013