Heather Faison

Senior Online Officer, United Nations Foundation

Heather Faison blog bio

Heather Faison joined the United Nations Foundation as the online officer for the Girl Up campaign in 2011. Today she manages all online properties for UNF and heads the foundation’s social media strategy.  Heather is a graduate of Howard University and an Ohio State University Kiplinger Digital Media Fellow. Prior to UNF, she worked in Cameroon where she taught a group of brilliant girls how to tell their stories using multimedia and video production.

Blog Posts by Heather Faison

Nelson Mandela Quotes We Love
The world lost a true champion for peace. Nelson Mandela’s contributions to freedom, equality, and human rights will never be forgotten. We strive to follow his example of service to build a better world.
December 6, 2013

Celebrating progress: Momentum1000
On April 5, 2013, organizations from all parts of the international development community will launch a global 1,000-minute social media rally to raise awareness and inspire action around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will mark the 1,000 day milestone leading to 2015.
April 2, 2013

VAWA a Win for Girls Around the World Too
Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (S.47). This was not only a victory for women, but also girls around the world.
March 1, 2013

Half The Sky Movement: The Game
The Half the Sky Facebook game launching March 4, will help raises awareness and funds to empower women and girls around the world.
February 27, 2013