Caitlin Heising

Caitlin Heising

Caitlin Heising is vice chair of the Heising-Simons Foundation and research and project manager at Article 3 Advisors, a nonprofit human rights and strategic philanthropy consultancy based in San Francisco. Caitlin is also a research fellow at Institute for the Future, where she collaborates on research  projects exploring the future of philanthropy. Caitlin graduated from Brown University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a focus in politics, culture, and identity. Upon graduating, she worked at Brunswick Group, an international corporate communications partnership that helps businesses and other organizations address critical communications challenges. In 2014, she joined the board of the Heising-Simons Foundation, where she has been building out grantmaking focused on human rights and criminal justice reform in the United States. As a founding member of Maverick Collective, a new partnership initiative with Population Services International to improve the health and rights of women and girls around the world, she focuses on giving teen moms in Nicaragua contraceptive choices to decide their futures. Caitlin serves on the board of the Nick Simons Foundation, which works to improve health and medical care in Nepal, especially for rural and remote populations. She is also on the executive committee of the Human Rights Watch San Francisco Committee and the Bay Area board of Peer Health Exchange. She is a member of The Philanthropy Workshop, a leader in ongoing strategic philanthropy education and networking.