Dr. Peg Herbert founded Help Lesotho in 2004 after personally witnessing the staggering suffering and bravery of the people of that country. She brings professional expertise to educational programs that heal, build resilience, and enhance participants’ cognitive development. In short, she is an inspiring advocate for marginalized populations.
Her Ph.D. is in education specializing in educational and developmental psychology. Dr. Herbert taught graduate courses at the University of Ottawa and has decades of experience with youth leadership programs and vulnerable populations. She has mentored hundreds of young people, both in Canada and Lesotho, to become community leaders.
She holds numerous public service awards including the prestigious Meritorious Service Award for her outstanding service to Canada.