Kelly Heller

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Leadership and Global Activation

Kelly works on research projects exploring the impact of the deep, individualized support her team offers women in the Vital Voices Network.


Name three inspiring women you’ve met in your own life.
My mother Joann, my grandmother Veronica, and all of my former students.


What inspired you to work at Vital Voices, and what do you love about your job here??
I wanted to work at Vital Voices because I believe in their model of community-driven change, partnering with individual women to accelerate the amazing work they do.


Where’s the best place you’ve traveled to?
Awassa, Ethiopia to see the hippos!


Favorite quote?

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton