Heather recently graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in World Literature. She had the opportunity to travel extensively during college, completing a year abroad in Spain studying Literature and International Relations. Passionate about policy issues and public relations, Heather completed an internship with the district office of Congressman Darrell Issa in 2011.Heather is a social media intern at the Independent Voter Network office. She is also a weekly contributor to the IVN website, specializing in environmental issues. She plans to attend graduate school in the fall of 2012, to obtain a MA in English Literature.