Director, Smithsonian Office of International Relations and Global Programs
Aviva Rosenthal is the Director of the Smithsonian's Office of International Relations and Global Programs. She has more than 20 years of diverse experience in government, business and the non-profit sector. Aviva manages a vast portfolio of strategic partnerships between the Smithsonian Institution and international governments, foundations, NGOs, and other organizations, as well as ongoing collaborations between the Smithsonian and various U.S. federal agencies with a focus on the U.S. Department of State. Aviva has traveled to over 40 countries for work and has a focus on public diplomacy and people-to-people connections in her career.