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Heather White

Author & Environmental policy expert

Heather White is a conservation policy and green living expert. She is the CEO and founder of and the author of One Green Thing: Discover Your Hidden Power to Help Save the Planet.

Heather’s former role as the leader of the nonprofit Yellowstone Forever was to connect people to Yellowstone National Park through outstanding environmental educational programs and provide millions of dollars in philanthropic support to the park. Previously, Heather was the executive director of Environmental Working Group (EWG), director of education advocacy for National Wildlife Federation, and counsel to U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, and an associate in a large law firm. Heather received her bachelor's degree in environmental science from the University of Virginia and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She's a frequent spokesperson in the national media and has been a featured expert on environmental law and policy on Dr. OZ, MSNBC, PBS, CBS and in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Guardian, and USA Today. She lives in Bozeman, Montana.

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What is your wellness philosophy?

Take care of yourself, eat lots of vegetables, sleep, exercise, make time for friends and family, and spend time outside each day.

What brought you into wellness?

Becoming a parent. I've always been interested in the connection between health and the natural environment in my professional life, but becoming parent made self care urgent and meaningful in a deeply personal way.

What does You. We. All. mean to you?

You. We. All. is such a powerful theme because it underscores that we are all deeply connected. It's also a call to action to support each other, our communities, and the world around us. Spending time in Yellowstone, the world's first national park, reminds me that these deep connections to the earth are essential to our well-being.

What inspires you?

First and foremost, my wonderful family inspires me to be the best I can be and enjoy each moment. From erupting geysers to bison roaming across the landscape, the spectacular landscape, wildlife, and cultural significance of Yellowstone National Park also fills me with intense wonder and joy.