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Communications and Engagement Manager

Anwyn Hurxthal

Communications and Engagement Manager
King Center on Global Development

Anwyn is a Communications and Engagement Manager at the King Center on Global Development. She oversees the center’s outreach strategies to policymakers, academics, journalists and other leaders in global development, sharing Stanford’s research-based solutions to the root causes of global poverty and inequity.

Prior to joining the King Center in 2023, Anwyn worked across nonprofit, for-profit, philanthropic and higher education sectors, leading communications and cause-marketing initiatives, addressing topics from equity and environment, to marine and wildfire science. Anwyn’s experience in global development stems from almost a decade with Oxfam, where she led communications and media relations on global development initiatives around the world.

Anwyn holds a bachelor's degree from Boston University with creative training from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington DC.

She was born and raised in Kenya, East Africa, to parents working in wildlife conservation. For the last decade, Anwyn has managed a California family ranch with her husband and two children, focusing on regenerative land stewardship and holistic farming.