Heather Elliott

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Hardworking, driven, and passionate individual with experience in museums and heritage, Canadian maritime history, gender studies, and youth engagement.



B.A., Hons. (2009); PGDip (2010); M.A. (current)



English (fluent), French (Intermediate), Japanese (Basic)


Work History:

Graduate Tutor - Memorial University, Writing Centre Graduate Assistant - Memorial University, Anthropology Department

Museum Technician/Researcher - The Rooms Corporation Conference Coordinator - The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador

Research/Content Developer - Museum Planning Partners


Volunteer History:

Youth Advisory Group Member - Canadian Commission for UNESCO

Global Catalyst Project Member - Canadian Commission for UNESCO

Board Member - The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador

Volunteer - Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

Executive member - Heritage Tomorrow NL


Areas of Interest: Maritime history; museums and heritage preservation; gender; youth engagement; feminism; ships; women in trades; non-traditional workplaces.


For more information on my professional, educational, and other experience, please click below and download a copy of my Curriculum Vitae.