Director of Programs, Center for Creativity, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
After graduating in 2008 as an English Literatures and Italian joint major, Heather returned to Middlebury College in 2011 to help launch the Center for Social Entrepreneurship. As Director of Programs at the Innovation Hub, Heather worked to integrate three different departments into a center in 2016 and now manages operations and communication for the 23 programs in creativity, innovation and social entrepreneurship. She is Middlebury College’s Clinton Global Initiative University staff liaison and mentor, an Ashoka U Change Leader, Middlebury’s LaunchVT Collegiate liaison and serves on Middlebury’s Projects for Peace selection committee.
Heather works with students in creative, innovative and entrepreneurial programs including: Old Stone Mill, Midd Ventures Community, MiddChallenge, The Hunt, Projects for Peace, MiddSTART, TEDx Middlebury, Tree House Fund and New Millennium Fund. She also works with faculty on programs in Global Health, Social Entrepreneurship, Oratory, and the MiddCORE leadership, innovation and collaboration course. She has a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont, volunteers as a counselor at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Connecticut and proudly serves on the Board of VSECU, a credit union devoted to improving the lives of all Vermonters.
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