Heather has worked in the fields of Development and Education for over 20 years. She has extensive experience in local government and growing small business and organizations, and is an accomplished project manager, research analyst and writer. Originally from Canada, Heather has an educational background in Political Science, International Relations and Education. She is Past President and current Advisory Council Member of the United Nations Association of Minnesota and is committed to encouraging international understanding and global collaboration, especially through experiential education programs. Heather has coordinated numerous conferences involving 2,000+ participants, public events and workshops, and applies her research and writing skills in both her professional and volunteer work. Heather researched and co-produced Future iQ’s foresight publications The Future of Food and The Next Industrial Revolution.
Heather has an Honours Degree from Neuchatel Jr. College in Switzerland, a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton College, Minnesota (USA), and an M.A. in Teaching from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota. Heather is committed to contributing to a world where current and future generations are able to live productive, fulfilling and sustainable lives.