Heather Schultz is the communications and development manager at The Donaldson Adoption Institute and freelance writer.  She has covered a wide array of beats including bridal technology, criminal justice, pop culture, direct marketing, legal technology, digital marketing and interior design. Her articles have been published in The New York Times, NBC News, New York Daily News, St. Louis-Post Dispatch, Kollaboration New York, WhoSay, Library Journal, Direct Marketing News and Law Technology News. She has also written columns on reproductive health for the Center for American Progress and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Aside from her professional writing career, Heather is working on a memoir about her journey for unconditional self-love and acceptance from the lens of an adoptee and domestic violence survivor. She received both a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and Master of Public Administration from Baruch College in New York City. In her spare time, Heather serves on the volunteer Board of Directors of Also-Known-As, Inc., runs a pre-teen adoptee support group for All Together Now, and participates in the annual MS Walk at Jones Beach State Park in memory of her mother, Julia Schultz.