Project Officer, Advocacy
Kendra-Lee Heney is a Global Schools Project Officer (Advocacy) from Toronto, Canada. Her main interest is empowering children and youth with disabilities through quality education to ensure that they are actively included and involved in their local communities. Kendra has a Master’s degree in Children, Youth, and International Development from Brunel University in the United Kingdom as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Disability Studies from Western University in Canada. She has 8 years experience promoting inclusive education, both within the classroom as well as through outdoor education organizations. She has worked with schools and education-based NGOs in Canada, the United Kingdom, Rwanda, and Uganda to promote inclusive curriculum, capacity building, and teacher training. She is currently working with Hope and Healing International as a Child Development Curriculum and Research Specialist to implement a Resiliency Curriculum within schools in Africa.