Mary C. Hickey

Senior Director of Communications

Mary C.  Hickey

As senior director of communications, Mary oversees AAUW’s communications and external outreach initiatives, including research publications, website content, social media strategy, member and supporter communications, marketing materials and more. She coordinates media relations efforts, which have resulted in extensive coverage of the organization, its leaders and its work in major media outlets.

Prior to joining AAUW, Mary was a long-time journalist and editorial executive. She was Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Integrated Content at AARP, and held executive positions at Parents, Ladies Home Journal and Glamour magazines in New York City.  She also worked at NBC News and The Miami Herald and was an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. Mary holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature and Political Science from Queens College, City University of New York.