As Impact Manager, Liz leads program evaluation, research, and knowledge management to inform internal and external organizational development strategies. Prior to joining Generation Citizen in 2018, Liz completed her Master’s in International Development Planning from NYU Wagner, during which she supported social justice projects at the World Bank, 100 Resilient Cities, and Women’s World Banking. She brings a range of experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders to translate strategy and learning objectives into data driven initiatives and tools.
An urban planner with a background in gender equity and community development, Liz is passionate about advancing holistic and participatory systems change strategies that address inequality and build local resilience. Liz began her career in grassroots philanthropy at The New York Women’s Foundation, including serving one year as an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow. Her commitment to supporting locally authored solutions and inclusive development is grounded in her experiences in mediation and deliberative democracy work. Having seen firsthand the power of community led change, Liz is excited to be supporting youth agency through Generation Citizen’s Action Civics program.
A native Midwesterner, Liz graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Communications and Culture, and Political and Civic Engagement. Liz has called New York home for the past five years and in her free time can be found baking, reading, and organizing with her Feminist Urbanist group.