Emily Dalton Smith leads Social Good Partnerships at Facebook where, for the past two years, she has played a key role in working with nonprofit and brand partners to help them raise money via Facebook for the causes they care about. She joined Facebook from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she managed the foundation’s investments in personalized learning technologies for K-12 students. Emily worked previously in public higher education and is an advisory board member of the Adult Literacy X Prize. She also previously served as a New Schools Seed Fund board member and member of the Sunnylands Math Strategy Group. Previous speaking engagements include the Facebook Leadership Communications Summit and the GSV Education + Technology Summit. Emily served as the spokesperson for the Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Hack Ed-Tech for Good
, and she has co-authored articles for the Gates Foundation about children’s literacy.