Vice President, Global Communications and Chief Communications Officer

Amy Ovalle oversees Global Communications for The Asia Foundation, including editorial, electronic, publications, digital, design, photography, media relations, events and advertising. Prior to coming to the Foundation, she worked at National Public Radio in Washington, DC, on All Things Considered and Weekend Edition Saturday and Sunday, where, among other things, she was Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr’s editor. She also worked for National Geographic, and later helped start a non-profit broadcast production company in the Bay Area, American Communications Foundation (ACF), producing stories for more than a decade with partners in newsrooms across the globe, including Charles Osgood of The Osgood File and CBS Sunday Morning. Ovalle is a member of The Pacific Council, World Affairs Council and served as Vice President of The Commonwealth Club’s Inforum Board.

Education: Master’s degree in International Affairs and Public Policy from Georgetown University; Completed the Wharton Fellows at The Conference Board Master Class in Shanghai: China–Insights and Opportunities; bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.