Dr Heather Cameron, the founder of Boxgirls International and The Camp Group “Think Tank and Do Lab” studied Philosophy, Political Studies and History in Toronto and completed her PhD in 2002 at York University in Canada. In 2008 she took up her post at the Freie Universität Berlin as Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education. In 2010 she was honoured by the German Association of Universities with the prize University Professor of the Year. In 2010 she was selected as an Ashoka Fellow by the Ashoka: Social Innovators for the Public. In May 2011 she received the Young Leaders Award from the BMW Herbert Quandt Foundation. Her research into social participation and impact assessment works to engage and activate the next generation of teachers and community leaders.