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Liz graduated from Harvard with her M.Ed. in International Education Policy and from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Communications and International Studies. As a communications professional, Liz launched a social venture teaching students and young professionals in Senegal how to use the internet to develop 21st century skills. Most recently, she has worked for Tostan, holding several leadership roles in communications, training, and social enterprise development, including Senior Strategic Relations Manager of the Tostan Training Center. Liz’s experience includes advanced studies of youth, internet and development in Cameroon, as well as teaching at an International Baccalaureate high school in Dakar, Senegal. She has worked on education issues in Uganda, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, and Mali, and consulted for UNESCO, UNICEF, UNHCR, the Ministry of Higher Education of Senegal, and other NGOs.

 

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