Jill Heggen

Jill Heggen

Communications Director

She / Her / Hers

Jill joined the Women’s Fund in October 2016. As Communications Director, she works with grantees, funders and the general public to ensure consistent messaging and a clear understanding of all initiatives—internally and externally. From orchestrating public relations strategies to pulling off every detail of a campaign, Jill utilizes strategy, bold perseverance and passion for gender equity to create dynamic and lasting change in the community.

Her past experience includes working as a public relations counsel for Swanson Russell, a local advertising agency; serving in the role of director of communications at Bethany College; and working as a community pledge/development associate at KPTS, a public TV station in Wichita, KS. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications, with minors in business and multicultural studies from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS. Jill served as President of PRSA Nebraska in 2021 and is a member of Leadership Omaha – Class 45.

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you’re doomed if you don’t try.”

- Beverly Sills