Heidi brings over 15 years’ experience working with the non-profit sector. Over the years Heidi has managed many projects including the UN MDG Awards (now SDG), and the Montessori Model UN. She was Director of Operations for the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization and served as a Board Member for World of Hope International an NGO in special consultative status with ECOSOC. Additionally, Heidi was the UN representative for the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association of Human Values. Having taken some time off to further her education, Heidi recently completed her B.A Honours with a double major in International Development and Medical Anthropology followed with her M.A in Critical Disability Studies.
As a single mother of two daughters, Brianna age 18 and Shayna age 15, Heidi fully embraces the empowerment of young women and is excited to be a part of this initiative.