Former Washington Office Director, International Labour Organization
2019 Speaker

Washington D.C.

Nancy Donaldson served from 2010 to 2017 as director of the Washington office of the International Labor Organization (ILO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. She was the ILO’s liaison to the United States government, U.S. employers’ and workers’ organizations, the International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group and other multilateral and international finance institutions. Donaldson has advised governments, nonprofits, labor unions and corporations on government and public affairs for over 25 years. Earlier in her career, she was a vice president at Dutko Global Advisors representing corporations, governments and NGOs. She also worked for AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and served as director of legislation at the Service Employees International Union under President Andy Stern. Donaldson holds a BA in communications from Baldwin Wallace University and a JD from Emory University Law School.