Caroline Klibanoff

Managing Director, Made By Us
Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Caroline Klibanoff is the Managing Director of Made By Us, leading the nationwide initiative from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. With initiatives such as the Civic Season (Juneteenth - July 4th) and My Wish For U.S., Made By Us meets Millennials and Gen Z where they are, online, with timely and relevant history to inspire, inform and ignite civic participation. As a public historian, Klibanoff also brings lessons from her work in the civic engagement field as a strategist for the Bridge Alliance and Big Tent Nation, running the American Civic Collaboration “Civvys” Awards and launching the inaugural National Week of Conversation. She began her career in public opinion: in strategic communications at the Pew Research Center, and then video and course production for the FrameWorks Institute.

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