Hali McKinley Lester is a Communications Specialist with P4G, the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 initiative. P4G brings together business, government, and civic organizations to incubate and accelerate innovative public-private partnerships in five key areas: food/agriculture, water, energy, cities, and circular economy. In this role, Hali helps to develop and implement proactive communications strategies to build P4G’s thought leadership and establish it as a global delivery mechanism to Build Back Better and Greener in this decade of action.
Prior to joining P4G, Hali worked as the Communications Coordinator for the Bank Information Center, an NGO that advocates for transparency, accountability, sustainability, and inclusion in development finance. Previously, she served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Brazil, where she engaged public university students through English learning and cultural exchange. Hali was also a part of the P4G team in 2018 as the Engagement Intern.
Hali holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies and History, with a certificate in Latin American Studies, from the University of Florida.
In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, reading, and spending time outside.