Director, Digital Inclusion

Heather Gate serves as Director of Digital Inclusion for Connected Nation. Heather is responsible for strategy development and implementation of programs that impact Digital Inclusion for all people in all places. Heather provides high-impact project management services including early on identification of program challenges and goals as well as day-to-day program oversight and funding research.  Heather also helps to maintain existing program partner relationships and assists with identification of potential new partners or innovative business opportunities which are in line with the mission of CN’s Digital Inclusion strategy. Heather holds a bachelor of science in computer science, a master’s in computer science, and a master’s in public administration from Kentucky State University.