Diane is an author, photographer, nonprofit business manager, and advocate for orphaned children. Her interest in the global orphan crisis started with a trip to a hospital for terminally ill children in Siberia, and later to an orphanage in Mexico. Diane wrote a book called The Global Orphan Crisis – Be the Solution, Change Your World”, with Moody Publishing. Diane has a BA in Communication and an MBA in Global Management. Professionally she has been involved in nonprofit and small business management, marketing, and meeting/event planning. Diane joined the Heart for Orphans board December 2015 and supports the organization’s marketing and communication efforts. Diane lives in the greater Chicago area with her husband and Alaskan Klee Kai therapy dog.