Julia Friedman

Communications Manager

Julia Friedman, Communications Manager

Julia Friedman manages the day-to-day communications programs for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, including media relations and social media strategy. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategic communications initiatives for the Foundation to support and advance its mission, objectives and program priority areas. Prior to joining the Foundation, Friedman spent more than a decade managing public relations and media campaigns for a variety of consumer, hospitality and non-profit clients, including Omni Hotels, the Peninsula Beverly Hills, Bank of America, TGI Fridays, Chrysalis, (RED), Special Olympics and many more. Julia received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University and a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University.

Posts by Julia Friedman

  1. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards Nearly $20 Million in Grants in the Third Quarter of 2016, Announces New Safe Water Strategy

    Safe Water October 19, 2016 By Julia Friedman

    The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved $19.53 million in grants during the third quarter of 2016, including $9.5 million across Safe Water Network, World Vision and PATH in support of a new strategic approach for the Hilton Foundation’s Safe Water program area.

  2. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Opens Nominations for Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis August 29, 2016 By Julia Friedman

    Nominations are now open for the Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research. The goal of the award is to stimulate innovative and potentially paradigm-shifting research on Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS), which may otherwise go unfunded in times of fiscal restraint.

  3. Press Release

    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards Close to $23 Million in Grants in the Second Quarter of 2016

    June 27, 2016 By Julia Friedman

    The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved $22.9 million in grants during the second quarter of 2016.