Heidi is originally from Southern California. As an undergraduate at Santa Clara University she studied for a semester at Casa de la Solidaridad in El Salvador. Following graduation, Heidi served for 2 years in Tanca, Peru with Jesuit Volunteers International. Heidi received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from SCU, and her MA in Pastoral Ministry and MSW from Boston College. In 2010 Heidi began working with USF and Santa Clara University to develop USF’s study abroad program in the Philippines. Heidi lives and works in Manila as co-director of Casa Bayanihan. Heidi is a first year RM in Loyola Village and works on the Social Justice Committee.