Hope Heffner-Solimeo, MA, ATR-BC, LPC (She/Her)
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert
Hope Heffner-Solimeo, MA, ATR-BC, LPC is a Registered Board-Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA who has worked in the field of Art Therapy for over 12 years. Hope attained her bachelor’s from Bucknell University and master’s from Drexel University, where she is now an Adjunct Professor and member of the Board of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Drexel University in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Hope holds clinical expertise working with adolescents and medically complex children from her frontline work at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for over 8.5 years. More recently, Hope combined her passion for research at the intersection of social justice, healthcare, and andragogy when she accepted a position as a Manager within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at CHOP where she develops and facilitates trainings, programs, and initiatives for clinical teams across the enterprise to embed increased self-awareness and deeper understanding of implicit bias, intersectionality, privilege, microaggressions, allyship, and cultural humility.