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Talking Top Tens: Heather Mycoskie

Founder of the TOMS Animal Initiative


As Founder of the TOMS Animal Initiative, Heather oversees each program, travels to areas of need to research species, advises on partnership strategy, and hosts awareness-building events to support each initiative. The TOMS Animal Initiative partners with non-profit animal conservation organizations to raise funds and awareness for specific endangered species with each collection. Additionally, for each product included in the TOMS Animal Initiative collections, TOMS will help a person in need, One for One®. Heather is a former FORD model and graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications. When she’s not busy traveling around the world for her work, she can be found at home with her son Summit and Golden Doodles, Buddha and Gypsy. Get to know Heather more by following her on Instagram and checking out her top ten essentials!

And more with Heather Mycoskie…

Your current netflix addiction:

Grace + Frankie.

Midnight snack of choice:

Bowl of cereal.

Go­-to workout song on your most recent playlist:

Katy Perry’s Roar.

Your last great read and why you enjoyed it:

The Zookeeper’s Wife. I love reading novels about the WWII era, and this book was especially enjoyable because it was about animals and the people who protected them.

Nail color currently on your hands and feet:

Your favorite restaurant for brunch and your go­to order:

Gjelina; blueberry ricotta pancakes.

The skill or sport you’re dying to learn:


Cocktail of choice:

Moscow Mule with gin. 

Your celebrity crush and why:

Chris Hemsworth…I don’t think I need to explain why ;) 

What’s the most exciting thing in your life right now:

We are currently expecting our 2nd child.