Heather leads IDEO's Global Learning & Development Team and the strategy, design, and implementation of a promise—to ensure IDEO is an organization that offers everyone, regardless of role or level, the opportunity to become a world-changing creative leader. She believes that there is a present, emerging, or future leader inside every one of us. She makes it her mission to ensure everyone finds their authentic expression, expanding the definition of what goods looks like, and inspiring the world to grow a little more every day.
Heather has an MFA from The New School and a bachelor’s degree in English from Barnard College. She led the creation of IDEO’s first global leadership development programs—beacon events that target moments of career transition. What catapults her out of bed every morning is the chance to help others to find their strengths, seize agency, see opportunities that were previously unimagined, and make a plan to achieve it.
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