Naomi Leight-Giveon

Lecturer in Public Innovation and Public Advocacy
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(310) 440-1279
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M.A., Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California
B.A., International Studies, The American University

Naomi Leight-Give’on applies her background in public diplomacy to her passion for helping governments and organizations successfully engage their communities and audiences. She has expertise in the areas of government and economic relations, digital and traditional advocacy, crowdfunding and strategic planning.

Naomi has served as a Foreign Policy & Diplomacy Service Officer for the Consulate General of Canada Los Angeles. Prior to her work at the Canadian Consulate, she was the Assistant Director for Research & Publications at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. Naomi serves as the president and is a co-founder of, a crowdfunding and community-engagement non-profit organization. Naomi holds a B.A. in international studies from the American University and a M.A. in public diplomacy from the University of Southern California.​