Justin McAuliffe helps to manage the special programs activities of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, including multiple sclerosis research and wellness programming, hospitality education, and family philanthropy. He is responsible for monitoring current grants and supporting the development, review, and presentation of grant proposals, for consideration by the Foundation board of directors. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, McAuliffe worked in digital marketing designing and building websites for corporate clients, and has also previously worked for Grameen America, helping to promote a social awareness campaign around their microlending activities in the US. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, and a certificate in International Relations from NYU.