Heather Mytelka is the Program Manager of the Amazon Aid Foundation. Her work has taken her from the deep Peruvian jungle to the United Nations Climate Change Negotiations as an advocate for protection of tropical rainforests. Heather joined the Amazon Aid team full time after graduating from the University of Virginia where she studied medieval art history. Heather has been an associate producer on multiple educational media projects and recently made her directorial debut with a short piece on Acre Care, Amazon Aid’s platform for direct private protection of the Amazon rainforest. In addition to her work with Amazon Aid, supports local efforts in environmental community activism.