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  • Web and Social Media Editor, Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Heather Leighton is the web and social media editor at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, where she is responsible for web editing and being the voice of the institute on social media. Before joining the Kinder team, she was the social media editor at the Houston Chronicle. Leighton earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and returned to her hometown of Houston after graduating. 

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