Holly White has worked as an adjunct professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) from 2010-2014 and now again starting in 2017. In this capacity, she facilitated workshop on career development and interviewing skills for graduate students in the program. 

Holly is an HR Specialist with the United Nations Population Fund based in New York. In this assignment she is focused on career development and performance management. Most recently, she was the HR Strategic Partner for the West and Central Africa region based in Dakar, Senegal. Prior to UNFPA, Holly worked with UNICEF (NYHQ), providing HR advisory services on staffing, training and development to the programme division (health, nutrition, water/sanitation and hygiene [WASH] and HIV/AIDS sectors). Before joining UNICEF, Holly supported the partnerships, Africa and the Arab States Bureaux as an HR and Operations Consultant with UNDP. In the private sector, she has worked for Altria Group, Inc., Kraft Foods Inc, and M&M/MARS in various HR roles and as an HR Director for Ogilvy & Mather and Ann Taylor. Holly earned a B.S. degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Xavier University.