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Reena Kankaria

Associate, Communications and Executive Engagement



Blogs & Media

Reena Kankaria joined the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board in 2017, initially serving as the Associate of Communications. 

In 2018 she became the organization’s Associate of Communications and Executive Engagement. In this capacity, Reena serves as the primary liaison between the media and CED thought leaders. She places op-eds and secures interviews with regional and national publications. On the social media front, Reena leads content development for CED on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Reena also plays an integral role in engaging the organization’s Trustees, a network of over 170 business executives from industries spanning education to energy, to healthcare to hospitality. She involves them in CED research and outreach activities through panel speaking, video interviews, blogging and column writing, and podcasting.  

Reena also serves on the Board of the Commission on Public Relations Education, which provides recommendations for teaching public relations to universities and professional associations across the globe.

Previously, Reena worked in the media relations department at the Cato Institute, where she handled both print and broadcast media outreach for scholars in various policy areas. Reena is a graduate of Texas A&M University and was born and raised in Houston, TX.

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