As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Liz is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising campaigns that advance The Movement’s mission and vision.
Raised Venezuelan and American, in English and Spanish, Liz found the University of Miami to be a perfect fit. She graduated with honors with a B.A. in International Studies & Sociology thanks in part, to the university’s Trustee Scholarship.
Using her skills to give back, Liz has for ten years spearheaded Model United Nations and Global Development programs in the U.S. and Latin America teaching students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds international relations curricula, negotiation and public speaking skills.
As a senior at the University of Miami she was an adjunct teacher at Archimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School, the fifth ranked public high school in the state of Florida according to the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings. There, she taught Debate to juniors and seniors – leading her students to a title during their first year of competition.
Liz left Miami to conduct research in Costa Rica as a Fulbright Scholar. Upon returning to the U.S., she earned a Master’s in Democracy & Government in Latin America from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Liz serves as the Vice-curator of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Miami Hub. You can also find Liz championing authenticity, blogging for the Huffington Post, and building community in South Florida with her husband, Julián.
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