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Hillary Spencer

Hillary Spencer

Change Maker and Risk Taker

Hillary Spencer is a transformational leader skilled in strengthening museum with strategic leadership and impact driven, mission focused vision.

She is committed to social justice narratives and models of co-creation and co-leadership in both content creation and structural change.

She has extensive experience in business development with a global network, focusing on traveling exhibitions and resource exchange.

Hillary is a thought leader on the role of risk and leadership and is an active voice in the future of museums.

She is the co-chair of ICOM’s International Committee of Exhibition Exchange and recently relocated to Washington DC after serving as the CEO of The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.

Spencer was also the CEO and President of the Children’s Museum of the Upstate, founding director of Nomad Exhibitions, North America and the Assistant Director of Global Business Development for the American Museum of Natural History.

Hillary Spencer