Creative director at Parent Nation at the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health
Heidi Stevens is the creative director for Parent Nation, a new initiative at the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health. Parent Nation works to build a society that ensures all parents have the information, resources, and supports they need to optimally raise their children. Prior to joining Parent Nation, Stevens worked at the Chicago Tribune for 23 years, where she wrote a daily column called “Balancing Act.” She was awarded the Anne Keegan Award for Distinguished Journalism in 2018. Stevens maintains a nationally syndicated column once a week.