About

Heather’s international career in organizational development, public speaking, human resources, education, cross-culture, multimedia, and advocacy has spanned five continents and multiple fields.

As Executive Director of MESPERO: Impact for Resilience, she consults corporations, governmental groups, educational institutions and other entities on digital transformation, leadership development, employee engagement, change management, strategy, and globalization.

Heather specializes in pandemic-related mental health and emotional wellbeing. In that regard, she is developing Digital Mental Health Communities while consulting various entities about burnout prevention and mitigation.

A firm believer in Impact Tech and the democratization of knowledge, Heather is an expert in virtual learning. She is the founder and CEO of the company behind a popular English-skill online platform and has co-developed a digital project to build MHPSS capacity in Yemen.

As Director of Development for the International Forum for Understanding, Heather initiates and implements a variety of activities such as Breaking Free from Human Trafficking: An Interactive Event and Exhibition (Vienna, 2021) and SDGs and Human Trafficking: Lived Experience Leads (London, 2022). Emphasis is on achieving impactful solutions for urgent contemporary challenges.

In that regard, Heather took a leading role in event-wide planning and execution for a COP26 Climate Summit side initiative in Scotland. This also included innovating an array of multimedia activities such as producing and moderating a youth panel discussion that went on to be viewed millions of times via US public access television.

As Executive Director of SDG2030.me, she creates and curates monthly activities around the Sustainable Development Goals. Emphasis is youth-led initiatives and developing Hubs of community, action and virtual learning. A design feature of our first connective Hub, dedicated to SDG 5, was showcased at the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in July 2022.

Heather is currently working with a team of young global leaders to develop a digital community center dedicated to climate change prevention and mitigation. Launched in November 2022, this SDG 13 HUB features an Interactive Project Showcase, a digital Learning Center and a major project linking climate change mitigation with human trafficking prevention: Footprint to Sustainability.

She has also initiated and organized related conferences, such as: Achieving Gender Equality and Female Empowerment: A Collaborative Vision of SDG 5.

Public outreach is a specialty, whether keynoting at global events, moderating high-level diplomatic panels, guiding technical-expert interactive workshops, or moderating a televised broadcast with an in-person audience of 10,000 people. Her Manhattan-based television interview series has won national awards.