- Additional Programs
- Elizabeth Hackett Robinson ’84 Innovation Hub
After graduating from Middlebury in 2008 as an English and Italian major, Heather returned to the college in 2011 to help launch the Center for Social Entrepreneurship. As the current Director of the Elizabeth Hackett Robinson ’84 Innovation Hub, Heather 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, New Millennium Fund, and Vermont Innovation Summer. She also works with faculty on programs in Global Health, Social Entrepreneurship, Oratory, and the MiddCORE leadership, innovation and collaboration course. She is Middlebury College’s Clinton Global Initiative University staff liaison and mentor, an Ashoka U Change Leader, Middlebury’s LaunchVT Collegiate liaison and serves on Middlebury’s Projects for Peace selection committee. She has a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont. She volunteers on the Vermont Futures Project Young Professionals Advisory Council, the Weybridge Energy Committee, as a Community Advisory Team member for the Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County, and proudly serves on the Board of VSECU, a credit union devoted to improving the lives of all Vermonters.