Wivina Belmonte

Wivina Belmonte is the UNICEF Representative to Malaysia and Special Representative to Brunei. She is passionate about leveraging social media for social change, to engage, inspire and connect audiences to create social good. Previously, as Deputy Director of UNICEF’s global communications network, she oversaw the organization’s active shift towards social media. She has lectured at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Wivina was a a journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for nearly two decades, before dedicating herself to development and human rights issues, first with the Intl Red Cross Red Crescent, now with UNICEF. She is a graduate of Harvard and Carleton Universities, with degrees in public administration and international relations.

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