Tina Choi, EDC Senior Vice President, External Affairs



Tina Choi is EDC’s senior vice president, external affairs. She leads EDC’s communications, policy, and partnership initiatives, providing a vision and strategy that leverages communication channels, influencers, policymakers, and stakeholder groups.

Previously, Choi was the head of global media and communications for Ashoka, where she led strategic marketing and branding initiatives and oversaw a global team dedicated to social media, the website, and press relations. Her 20+ years of professional experience include roles as communications director and Mohn Fellow at Bertelsmann AG, White House Fellow in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, director of the Global Teaching and Learning Project at the United Nations, and an Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship. 

Choi has spoken at conferences hosted by organizations such as the State of the World Forum, the Corporation for National Service, and Harvard Law School, and has written articles on topics including women and leadership, human rights, organizational development, and corporate-community partnerships. She has also appeared in the Boston Globe and on the Today Show, Voice of America, and UN Radio. 

Choi received an EdM in social and education policy, with a focus on organizational behavior and leadership training, from Harvard University, a postgraduate diploma in International Finance from Oxford University, and a BA in political science/Latin American studies from Wellesley College.