Independent Research Project: “Parental Leave Policies: the Wellbeing and Employability Effects on Parents in the Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, and Poland.”

WGSE Alumni, Heather Smith
Heather Smith, WGSE Student in 2015

Heather graduated from the College of Wooster with a B.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Economics and from Cleveland State University with a Masters of Public Administration. Heather’s MPA capstone was titled “Taxes ‘Coming Out of her Wherever:’ An Examination of the Sales Taxation of Menstrual Products in Ohio.” Currently, she works in student affairs at Case Western Reserve University. Heather brings feminist theory into her work with Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering and Computer and Data Sciences students and faculty. She has recently served as a lead for the Computer Science Diversity Committee.