Biography

Who am I ?

My name is Mikaylah Heffernan. I am originally from Inkster, Michigan, and my hobbies include volunteering, data analysis, photography and writing children’s literature. When I have free time, I like to travel and learn about other cultures.

What do I do?
I hold a position as Legislative Policy aide to a Michigan State Representative. I completed my Master’s of Public Policy at Michigan State University in 2018, with a specialization in global urbanization.  My policy interests include conservation, education, and the sciences. I have also earned degrees in biotechnology and political science. Previously I worked as a tutor for students with special needs, english as second language immigrants, and as a policy intern with multiple non-profits.

What am I planning? 
I’m currently working to get involved with local community organizations and non-profit groups. I plan on running for local office eventually.