Frances Holuba, Politico Director of Social Enterprise
Ms. Holuba’s fiery enthusiasm and creative approach to problem solving has launched her into civil service and social change. After five years at the White House, Frances launched a brand new division of POLITICO’s audience solutions team called Social Enterprise, which aims to bolster content, partnerships and events with purpose-driven organizations, foundations, nonprofits and private sector partners with strong corporate social responsibility.
During her time at the White House, Frances served as a strategic millennial voice for the office of Global Engagement Office at the White House. She was instrumental in balancing a series of initiatives that the President placed as a priority for global engagement priorities as well as advancement in U.S. Public Diplomacy Issues. Prior to the White House, Ms. Holuba collaborated with Ashoka, Innovators for the Public, on their pilot program Changemakers, where she worked on coordinating global competitions sourcing the best ideas in social change for potential corporate partners. This foundation lends valuable insight into for her strong talent for emerging technologies, messaging, and public relations.
Ms. Holuba graduated cum laude from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Philosophy, Policy and Law, an interdisciplinary major encouraging intensive study of the connections between political philosophy and legal theory, legal thought and historical change, law and public policy. Inspired by her studies and international development projects in Ghana, Italy, Spain, and Belize, international policy and social entrepreneurship have remained at the forefront of her budding career.