Malini Doddamani has spent her career working on national and global brand recognition, marketing and media relations for academic institutions and non-profits. She is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. She was previously the CMO for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and head of media and PR for The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she was at the 170-year-old New York Academy of Medicine where she headed the Communications team to promote the Academy’s mission as the leading urban health research and policy institute in New York City.
Malini is a happy resident of Philadelphia where she has worked at The University of the Arts, the oldest art institution in the United States, leading its efforts to establish new audiences for its broad scope in the arts and technology. At Yale University, Malini headed public relations for the MacMillan Center for International Studies, increasing and promoting its recognition within Yale, the nation, and the world. And at St George’s University, an American medical school located in the Caribbean, she headed the first local public relations office serving as the key liaison between the host country government, the university executive, and regional and international press.
Malini has lived and worked in Grenada, India, Canada, Trinidad, Mexico, and the UK and is an active alum of her alma maters, the University of Toronto and Syracuse University.