Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you. – Mother Teresa
About Eileen Sweeney
Eileen has over 25 years of experience in Corporate Philanthropy, Community Relations and Marketing. She has led several organizations from a charity-focused online platform, to building global-giving strategy for both the United Airlines and Motorola Foundations, to Community Outreach and Fan-Engagement activities of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. In these roles, she has worked in over 30 countries with responsibilities including establishing Corporate Social Responsibility platforms, building humanitarian disaster relief efforts, and leading award-winning corporate-wide and global programs.
Eileen founded Humankind Partnership in 2016 as a Media and Communications company working across industries on Storytelling for impact. She works daily with national and global brands to develop their Storytelling and CSR messaging and delivers workshops and Keynote addresses on Storytelling Strategies. In 2019 Humankind Creative was launched as a full-service media and strategy company.
She has worked as a volunteer, funder and board member for many non-profits including the United Way, Save the Children, IRC, International Red Cross, ORBIS, the American Heart Association, Chicago Cares, City Year, The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and Tampa, the Art Institute of Chicago, Habitat for Humanity, International, among many others.
Eileen earned a BS in Education from Loyola Univ. and an Ed. M. from Harvard University. At Harvard Graduate School of Education, she focused on innovative business/education partnerships and collaborations