Heidi Peterson

Senior Director of Fundraising

Heidi Peterson is Grameen Foundation’s Senior Director of Fundraising and leads philanthropic fund development. She co-leads the External Affairs department and in this capacity, oversees Individual Giving, development operations and multichannel fundraising campaigns that deliver solid, year-over-year, revenue growth. She has more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience at a variety of INGOs in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to her service at Grameen, she was the CEO at Mobility Outreach International, and held several senior leadership roles prior to that with PATH, Room to Read, CARE, and Global Partnerships. She is a passionate advocate for social equity, entrepreneurship, and the empowerment of women and girls. Heidi lives in Boise, Idaho, where she enjoys volunteer work, cheering on the Boise State Broncos football team and a variety of outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, skiing, and sailing. She speaks fluent Spanish, and earned an MPA from the University of Washington, and a B.A. from Boise State University. International travel and cuisine is a passion for Heidi. When she's not at work, she loves exploring new places and cultures and spending time with her family and dog.

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