Heather Neuwirth '08

Programs Director for the Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship. 

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After graduating from Middlebury College in 2008 with a degree in English and American Literatures and Italian, Heather lived as an interpreter and worker on WWOOF vineyards and farms in Italy and spent two years teaching middle school in Milwaukee. After realizing that her passion came from supporting opportunities and education for youth outside of the classroom, she served as the Director of the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit through the Institute for International Sport. Heather also volunteers as a member of the Grab the Torch 30/30 Leadership Council and as a volunteer counselor at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Ashford, Connecticut. In 2011, she returned to Middlebury as the Associate Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) and the Programs on Creativity and Innovation (PCI). She is currently a candidate for the University of Vermont Masters in Educational Leadership.

As the Programs Director of the CCISE, Heather oversees operations for Creativity and Innovation programs and for Social Entrepreneurship programs. The Creativity and Innovation programs include: the Old Stone Mill, Midd Ventures Community, MiddChallenge, The Hunt, Projects for Peace, MiddSTART, TEDx Middlebury, Tree House Fund and New Millennium Fund. The Social Entreprenuership programs include: Friday Speaker Series events, the SE Fellowship Program, SE Summer Grants, and the annual June Forum for Faculty and Staff at Bread Loaf. She is Middlebury College’s Clinton Global Initiative University staff liaison and mentor and serves on Middlebury’s Projects for Peace selection committee.

Contact Heather Neuwirth:

hneuwirth@middlebury.edu

802.443.5961

Alex Brockelman '18

Creativity & Innovation Associate

Alex grew up in Tempe, Arizona and recently graduated from Middlebury with a degree in Political Science.  During his time at Middlebury, he was on the leadership teams of Middlebury Foods and Oratory Now, programs which kept him in close communication with the Innovation Hub through all four years.  He joined the Innovation Hub team with passions for the sustainable food movement, empowering young people, and community-centered entrepreneurship.

As the Creativty and Innovation Associate, Alex works with students in creative, innovative and entrepreneurial programs including: Old Stone Mill, Midd Ventures Community, MiddChallenge, The Hunt, Projects for Peace, MiddSTART, TEDx Middlebury, Tree House Fund and New Millennium Fund.

Contact Alex Brockelman:

abrockelman@middlebury.edu 

802.443.3285

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