Heather Arnet is Executive Director of the Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) and an Elected School Board Director of the Pittsburgh Public Schools. At WGF, Arnet has spearheaded efforts to increase women’s representation on the public and corporate boards of Pittsburgh and in elected office. Heather and the Foundation recently received National and International media attention for their successful “Girlcott” of Abercrombie & Fitch appearing on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, Fox News, ABC and CBS News as well as National Public Radio, and the BBC. Arnet has been identified as one of Pittsburgh’s “Top 40 under 40” by Pittsburgh Magazine, as one the “Top Twelve Noteworthy Business Leaders of 2006” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and received the Diamond Award, for “Outstanding CEO Leadership” by the Pittsburgh Business Times in April 2008. She is an active member of NOW, The Women’s Funding Network and Women in Philanthropy and former Regional Vice President of the Pennsylvania Women’s Campaign Fund.Arnet has her BA degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Literary and Cultural Studies and Drama. In addition to her activist and philanthropy work, Arnet also writes and directs feminist theatre. Most recently Arnet’s play “Yo’Mama!” (about the challenges and joys of modern motherhood) was awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts and the Sprout Fund and has been produced in Pittsburgh, Seattle, and Alaska.