Siobhan Heekin-Canedy holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, where her studies focused on Russia and Eastern Europe. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College. From 2008-2014, Siobhan represented Ukraine as an elite-level ice dancer, earning four Ukrainian national titles and ultimately competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. She served as the North America Regional Director of World Youth Alliance from 2020-2022 and previously interned at the US Department of State and the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations. Her writing has been featured in national publications including The Public Discourse, America, and American Purpose.