Heang Ly became a Social Innovator Consultant in 2019. As an independent consultant Heang develops effective and lasting solutions in the areas of organizational, leadership and program development, workplace culture, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Heang is both a content and process expert, utilizing coaching, training, facilitation, and consultation frameworks and tools in her practice. Heang has spent her career in the youth development, community organizing, social justice, and education spaces. Her most recent role was director of consulting and training at the Center for Teen Empowerment, where she resided for thirteen years. She currently serves as a coach at the Harvard Business School, an associate for Conditioning Leaders and All Aces Inc., and she is a longtime ESOL teacher.
Heang holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in psychology and education and a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a graduate of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice (a 2017 Social Innovator), where she obtained a certificate in nonprofit management.