Heather Taylor is Director of Strategic Communications & Campaigns at Bread for the World

Heather Taylor

Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns

Heather provides leadership to align Bread’s communications objectives and advocacy / organizing strategies to compel faith communities, U.S. policymakers, and partners to end hunger and poverty.

Previously, Heather led faith inspired institutions to ensure the rights and dignity of historically marginalized populations, including women, children and people of color. She managed advocacy and fundraising campaigns for women survivors of violence as the Tahirih Justice Center Greater DC Director, secured land rights of widows and children in Sub-Saharan Africa as a legal fellow at International Justice Mission, a Christian nonprofit seeking to end violence against the poor by transforming justice systems, and twice served on U.S. delegations headed by the UN Commission on the Status of Women to promote women’s political participation in post-communist societies.

Heather holds a J.D. from the University of Iowa, a B.S. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary.

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