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Mary Baskerville

Head of Global Strategic Partnerships and Engagement, Corporate Communications, HP, Inc.

Bio Current as of August 14, 2023

Mary’s work in the fields of global communications and strategic partnerships on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and two U.S. Presidents have led to successful partnerships with organizations including the Aspen Institute, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Clinton Foundation, Concordia, and the World Economic Forum on topics including corporate responsibility, DEI, financial inclusion, health, innovation, natural resources, social impact, sustainability, and technology. Mary recently joined HP Inc. to help lead strategic engagement and is based in Washington, D.C. She also led global executive positioning and strategic partnerships for Mastercard’s Center for Inclusive Growth, the company’s philanthropic hub focused on advancing sustainable and equitable economic growth. Prior to joining Mastercard, Mary was with multinational public relations and communications firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), where she specialized in partnerships, corporate reputation, and executive visibility for clients in industries including CPG, technology, and finance. Mary also led international policy efforts and strategic partnerships to help advance the global business transformation of Philip Morris International to end the sale of cigarettes and deliver a smoke-free future. Additionally, Mary also worked with Clinton Global Initiative where she worked with corporate and philanthropic partners on strategic engagement. Mary served in the Obama Administration, where she traveled to over 12 countries and 26 states with the President and First Lady, planning press events and summits including the Let’s Move Initiative, Let Girls Learn Initiative, the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections and other White House messaging events. Most recently, Mary worked on former First Lady Michelle Obama’s global Becoming book tour. Originally from Maine, Mary began her career on Capitol Hill. She has also contributed to community-building efforts in Azerbaijan with the Peace Corps. She received a BS from James Madison University where she double majored in Political Science and Communication and studied international politics at Hertford College with the University of Oxford.