Based in the Energy Foundation’s Chicago office, Heidi Zheng works with program directors Ryan Werder (Midwest Campaigns) and Dan Scripps (Midwest Policy) to administer grants as well as develop and deploy regional program strategies. She also manages communications with current and prospective Midwest grantees.
Heidi explored sustainable urban planning while studying abroad at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, and trained as an ethnographer focusing on inequity in historically underrepresented urban communities in graduate school.
Heidi holds an Honors B.A. in Religious Studies and a certificate in literary translation from University of Rochester, as well as an M.A. in Social Sciences from University of Chicago.