Ms. Heidi Bianca Roddenberry
President, Roddenberry Foundation
Heidi Bianca Roddenberry (née van Lydegraf) embraces infinite diversity in infinite combinations. With an open mind, heart and spirit, she works to elevate the human condition, protect the planet, and secure a beautiful future for all people. At the helm of the Roddenberry Foundation, she draws inspiration from Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry in advancing big, bold ideas that can change the world. An explorer and global citizen, Heidi is a progressive leader in the realm of imagined possibilities, willing to take the risks necessary to realize a more inclusive, just, and collaborative society. With a sense of wonder and eternal optimism that has guided her since childhood, she truly believes that if we can envision a future of hope and light, then we can achieve it, together.