Hilary Crow

Hilary Crow
Vice President, Programs

Hilary Crow is Vice President of Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. In this role, Hilary oversees the organization’s efforts to educate the public through events and programs on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.

Hilary also helps lead the Foundation’s emerging issues work focused on forecasting the problems that need solving, how to tackle and educate on issues that threaten future prosperity, and how the private sector is driving change.

Hilary has led the creation of signature programs for the Foundation including the Path Forward series, launched in April 2020 to help employers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and Fast Forward, a future-looking series launched in 2016 to highlight the people, ideas, and innovations tackling the big challenges of the future and moving us forward.

Hilary also leads the Foundation’s National Civics Bee, a national competition to test civic knowledge among middle school students across America. This is part of the Foundation’s goal to elevate civics as a national priority and help increase understanding of and involvement in American civic life.

Hilary serves on the cabinet of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Women Taking the Lead initiative. This program convenes and connects women leaders across business and government, providing a platform to showcase top talent, help women leaders create and strengthen a network of allies to champion their work, and provide opportunities for professional growth and development.

Hilary earned dual bachelor’s degrees in political science and philosophy from The American University in Washington, DC. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children.