Heidi O’Brien

Heidi O’Brien is the director of outreach for Humane Society Youth. She has worked in HSUS's youth division since 2002, spearheading the development of Mission: Humane, which targets students in grades K-12 for activism projects and encourages them to establish animal-protection clubs. She also manages interns in the Student Outreach program.

O'Brien holds a master's degree in animals and public policy from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as a bachelor's degree in animal science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.