Senior Director of Public Engagement and Strategic Partnerships, Lyft
Heather Foster is the Senior Director of Public Engagement and Strategic Partnerships at Lyft, where she leads the strategy, planning and engagement of elected officials and third party stakeholders. Heather is a subject matter expert on race and public policy, having worked closely with civil rights groups and organizations focused on equity, economic mobility, and transportation. Heather served in the Obama administration as White House Public Engagement Advisor and served as a direct liaison to African American leaders navigating complex issues on race and policy. Before serving in the White House, Heather was a policy and outreach advisor at the U.S. Department of Education and worked on several local and national political campaigns across the country. She has been recognized by National Journal as one of its “25 most influential women in politics” and by Ebony Magazine as one of its “Political Women on the Rise”.