Our Mentors

Heather Tuininga

As Principal of 10|10 Strategies, Heather is committed to strategic philanthropy and helping people “move the needle” on issues they care about while experiencing the joy of giving. For almost 20 years, Heather has helped families, businesses, and organizations strategically align their giving and activities to achieve their desired impact. Her roles have included philanthropic advisor to many families and businesses, executive director of a private family foundation, program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and fiscal analyst for the Washington state legislature. A native of Washington state, Heather holds a masters degree in Public Policy from Duke University and a BA in Political Science and Economics from Central Washington University, where she was a Presidential Scholar. Heather has a deep love for the people of Uganda and enjoys golf, hiking, camping, travel, and dinner parties under the stars with good wine and good friends.