Diana is the Founder and CEO of Walker Impact Strategies, where she works with today’s most influential global thought leaders—businesses, governments, organizations, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists— to develop innovative, effective collaboration strategies to maximize their opportunities for positive social impact. For over a decade, Diana has been building and facilitating partnerships between large corporations, governments, non-profits and foundations, entrepreneurs, and high-level individuals to help further the United Nations’ work to create meaningful social impact in communities around the world.
Prior to Walker Impact Strategies, Diana spent 12 years at the United Nations Foundation and worked on the 2004 and 2008 Democratic National Conventions, Barack Obama’s 2008 Presidential Campaign, and the White House on advance trips for political leaders including then President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, Second Lady Jill Biden and Secretary Hillary Clinton.
Diana is Chair of the Social Sector Accelerator, and sits on the Board of Counterpart International in Washington, DC. She is a member of the BMW Foundation’s Responsible Leaders Forum and Nexus Global, and has spent time mentoring young social entrepreneurs through the Resolution Project’s Guide Program. Diana was named by the Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy as one of the top 99 young foreign policy leaders.
She is a native of Boulder, Colorado, and holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado.