YANA Speaker: Heather Simpson ’96 of Room to Read

Heather Simpson ’96, Room to Read, Chief Program Officer

Co-Sponsored by Girl Up Yale and Circle of Women

Come hear about Heather’s extensive work in the nonprofit sector and get advice on areas ranging from International Development to Education and organizations including the Peace Corps, Save the Children and many more!

Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Heather leads Room to Read’s Literacy Program, the Girls Education Program and the Research Monitoring and Evaluation unit. Prior to joining Room to Read, Heather was the Senior Director for Education and Child Protection at Save the Children. She has worked as a project manager and technical adviser for organizations such as the American Institutes for Research, Juarez and Associates, and Save the Children, for education projects funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID and other public and private donors, beginning her career as a Peace Corps volunteer based in Honduras.

Friday, November 3, 2017 | 3:00-4:00pm, WLH 119 

Location
William L. Harkness Hall, Room 119

Wall Street

Yale University, New Haven, CT

FULL SPEAKER SERIES