Jeanethe Falvey brings more than 10 years of experience in web communications and digital strategy to the City of Boston. Most recently, she served as the Director of Digital Strategy for National Geographic Society. As Director of Digital Strategy, Falvey led the team that created a new digital experience for educators, grantees and supporters on nationalgeographic.org.
"To come home to the City of Boston in this capacity, with this responsibility, is an incredible honor," Falvey said. "Each day will be an opportunity for our team to facilitate a better experience, and to empower residents and visitors with greater access to information and services. I am incredibly excited to see what we can accomplish together."
Falvey holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Bates College, and a Graduate Certificate in Community Environmental Studies from Tufts University. Prior to her work at National Geographic, she spent time improving web communications for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and seeking creative opportunities to showcase the agency's vital mission.
Some of Falvey's most notable work includes the resurgence of DOCUMERICA and creation of State of the Environment, two photographic documentaries that served to showcase changes in the country's environment and human health conditions since the 1970s. In addition, Falvey served on the core response teams during the BP Oil Spill and Hurricane Sandy, and led community outreach and engagement strategy in the New England region for several environmental cleanup projects including those in New Bedford, South Weymouth, and the Massachusetts Military Reservation.