ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Heather McLeod Grant is a Senior Consultant at the Monitor Institute in their San Francisco offices. She is a the co-author of Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact
Heather McLeod Grant is a Senior Consultant at the Monitor Institute in their San Francisco offices. She is a the co-author of Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits (Wiley, 2008), which was named a Top Ten Book of 2007 by the Economist. Additionally, she serves as an advisor to the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and to leading nonprofits and foundations. She is a former McKinsey & Company consultant and a co-founder of Who Cares, a national magazine for young social entrepreneurs published from 1993-1999. Heather teaches at Stanford, and speaks and presents widely at industry conferences on Forces for Good, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit leadership, and strategic philanthropy. She has been published in the New York Times, Inc., the American Prospect, and Alliance, and has appeared on CNN and NPR. Heather serves on the Advisory Boards of the Stanford Social Innovation Review and the National Civic League. She holds an MBA from Stanford University and an AB from Harvard University, and resides in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter.