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Heather H. Ward

American Council on Education
Associate Director for Internationalization and Global Engagement
Washington, D.C.
Heather H. Ward is associate director of ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE), where she is responsible for programs and resources to support the internationalization of higher education, including ACE's programs to advance the use of technology for global learning. She also acts as a liaison with higher education institutions and associations outside the United States.

Before joining ACE in 2014, Heather served as associate director for internationalization and outreach at George Mason University and as director of international programs at Mary Baldwin College. Heather’s prior experience in international affairs and public policy involved work with the Vera Institute of Justice, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, U.S. Department of Justice, Americas Society, and U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Heather was selected to participate in the Fulbright-Nehru Institute Education Administrators seminar in India in 2012, and the DAAD Germany Today program on higher education internationalization in 2015.

Heather holds a bachelor's degree in Latin American Studies and Spanish from Vanderbilt University and a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University. She has lived in Ecuador and participated in education abroad programs in Guatemala and Spain.
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