An innovative and passionate NGO founder-executive, Elizabeth has worked as an educator, facilitator and coordinator for over 10 years. Her work in HIV prevention included 4 years living in Namibia and building holistic and empowering curriculum for adolescents and training teachers in implementation, and 6 years managing psycho-social support programs for Namibian adolescents.
Elizabeth completed a Masters in Development in 2012, focusing on poverty alleviation through health and the social determinants of vulnerability. She now coordinates multiple global health initiatives for the New York University School of Medicine, including their International Health Program that sends medical students abroad to participate in research projects. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health at NYU’s Global Institute for Public Health.