- Senior Advisor, Innovation and Strategy
Tim Rivera is senior advisor for innovation and strategy at World Learning where he leads the coordination of organizational strategy and the development, incubation, and implementation of innovative programming. He previously served as interim diversity, equity, and inclusion advisor to the CEO. Before joining World Learning, he worked at the European Union's Delegation to the United States for five years, overseeing a portfolio of public-facing initiatives spanning the transatlantic agenda, including trade, security, climate change, the digital economy, gender equality, and educational exchange. Over three years at the British Council, he contributed to programs on religion and international affairs, intercultural dialogue, and common European cultural relations initiatives.
In addition to his work at World Learning, Tim is concurrently an affiliate of the Transatlantic Policy Center at American University, a security fellow at the Truman National Security Project, and a member of the Foreign Policy for America’s NextGen Initiative. He received his master's degree in international relations from King's College London and a bachelor's degree in political science from Yale University.
Expertise: organizational strategy; diversity, equity, inclusion, and access; public and cultural diplomacy; transatlantic relations; refugee resettlement