Alumni Engagement Intern
Heather is excited to be joining EPI as the new Alumni Engagement Intern. She is passionate about science education, community health, and protecting outdoor spaces. She is a recent graduate from UCLA, having studied Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution and Environmental Engineering. Heather has experience with ecological field research and has taught a variety of STEM concepts to students ranging from 1st grade to college level. She is currently a Sales Specialist at REI, helping customers find the best clothing and footwear for their running and hiking needs. When Heather is not working you can find her browsing the plant nursery for new additions to her garden, teaching her family how to use iNaturalist out on the trails, or reading a good book in her hammock.