Liza Heavener

Liza Heavener is a government relations specialist living in Washington, D.C. She has over 8 years of experience working with Congress on a variety of issues from healthcare to aviation. Earlier in her career she had the opportunity to work in the United States Senate and managed a political campaign in New York. She works to be a bridge builder for issues facing the planet with people who can affect lasting change. She believes politics can be a powerful vehicle for social justice and solutions.

A lifelong animal lover, she jumped at the opportunity to work on the orangutan rehabilitation team in Borneo and tackle the impacts of deforestation. Though now you can find her back on Capitol Hill, she’s sharing the story of Borneo’s deforestation to everyone who will listen!

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