Hawley Hilton McAuliffe is the granddaughter of Conrad N. Hilton and has long been an active community volunteer.
She serves as a Eucharistic minister for the elderly at Parsonage Cottage and at St. Roch’s Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut. She has donated her time to the Archdiocese of New York, Irvington House, New York Lying-In Hospital, and Theatreworks USA.
In 2014, McAuliffe and her husband were appointed Hospitallers for the Order of Malta, Palm Beach area, where she and her husband have organized a monthly outreach program to serve meals to homeless persons at St. Ann Place. Her passion for gardening and her love of community are evidenced by her service on the board of the Grass River Garden Club in Delray Beach.
Like others in the Hilton family, her career led her to the hospitality industry, where she worked in public relations at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. McAuliffe has studied at Woodbury College, UCLA, and the NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising.
She serves on the seven-member international jury that selects the recipient of the annual Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize and previously served on the governing board of the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters.