Meaningful Volunteer is happy to announce the Heather Evans is joining the Meaningful Volunteer staff.
Heather will be working hard on our upcoming programs in Nepal, most notable our soon-to-be-constructed solar powered school.
Heather was born in Minneapolis, and received her BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is now an MA candidate in the Human Security and Peacebuilding program at Royal Roads University in BC, Canada.
Heather spent a combined 12 years in Europe and Asia before moving to Canada in 2011. For 9 years she worked in educational publishing in Seoul, South Korea, and served on the International Outreach Team for House of Sharing, residence and museum for survivors of Japanese military sexual slavery during WWII (“Comfort Women”), for 5 of those years. She also worked closely with other Korean NGOs dealing with women’s rights, migrant workers’ rights, and sex trafficking. In Canada, she continues to fight for the justice of survivors of sexual slavery by volunteering with BC ALPHA.
Heather met Malcolm many years back while living in Korea, and has been involved with Meaningful Volunteer in a number of ways ever since. She’s now honored to be taking on the role of Program Coordinator for Meaningful Volunteer Nepal.