Heather Brandon: An Influential Figure in Youth Education

Heather Brandon is among the most successful chairmen of the World Board of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) for which she received the prestigious OB-PS certificate and insignia in July 2008; she served as chairman from 1996-1999. WAGGGS is a non-profit organization committed to the empowerment of girls and young women.

Aside from her work as Chief Executive Officer for several non-profit organizations, Brandon was also known for her work as the Director of The Global Fund for Children UK Trust, a non-profit grant-making organization dedicated to providing more opportunities for vulnerable children. She is also a training expert in social diversity and motivational team building as well as a qualified executive coach. She continues to be an influential figure in many fields including international development, youth education, and social entrepreneurship.

Brandon is also notable for her co-founding of UnLtd South Africa, a non-profit organization inspired by UnLtd in the United Kingdom. UnLtd South Africa identifies and supports South African social entrepreneurs with the support coming in both monetary and non-monetary forms.


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