Heather McLeod Grant is advisor and consultant to high-impact nonprofit organizations, foundations and enterprises with social vocation around the globe.
Heather serves as an advisor to the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, as well as leading nonprofits and foundations. She also serves on the advisory boards of the Stanford Social Innovation Review and the National Civic League.
Heather has been published in The New York Times, American Prospect and Alliance magazine. She is the co-author of "Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits", named a Top Ten Book of 2007 by The Economist.
A former McKinsey & Company consultant and a co-founder of Who Cares, a national magazine for young social entrepreneurs, Heather has more than fifteen years of experience in the social sector, and consults with leading philanthropic and nonprofit institutions. She teaches at Stanford and speaks widely at industry conferences on social entrepreneurship, leadership and philanthropy.