Since 2006, Elizabeth has been managing strategic communications for international humanitarian and development organizations such as Concern Worldwide, Action Against Hunger/Action Contre La Faim, and Helen Keller International. Her work has involved branding, media relations, organizational positioning, communications and messaging in humanitarian emergencies, web development, and visual storytelling. She has worked as part of coalitions to define and uphold international codes of conduct for humanitarian communications that elevate the voices, dignity, and agency of program participants. Before joining the INGO sector, Elizabeth worked as a senior editor for major North American book publishers including Random House and Simon & Schuster. Originally from New Mexico, Elizabeth holds a B.A. in literature from Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges in Southern California, and pursued graduate studies in literature at University of Connecticut.