Heather Hurlburt is the Executive Director of the National Security Network. Before joining NSN, Hurlburt ran her own communications and strategy practice, working on global and political issues with political, entertainment, and educational leaders. From 1995-2001, Hurlburt served in the Clinton Administration as Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the President, speechwriter for Secretaries of State Albright and Christopher, and member of the State Department’s Policy Planning staff. She has also worked for the International Crisis Group, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Congressional Helsinki Commission. She appears frequently as a commentator in print and new media, has been published by the New York Times, Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Guardian, POLITICO and New Republic and is a regular guest on Blogging Heads TV. Hurlburt holds a BA from Brown University and an MA from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2012