Elizabeth Fischer is supporting the director of program administration to develop and scale effective processes, infrastructure, and practices to build a high impact system of market-driven services. She is responsible for facilitating the development of publications to share ATD lessons in the field and supports the adoption of new processes across the Network team.
Elizabeth has more than 20 years of domestic and international education experience. As the chief desk officer for Africa and Latin America with the White House science program Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment, she negotiated bilateral climate change agreements, and directed over 40 international science education workshops throughout Africa and Latin America. Most recently, Elizabeth worked for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) as a media assistant, responsible for media and technology support and a K-2nd grade volunter literacy program. A world traveler, Elizabeth has lived and worked in Brazil, Kenya, and Korea.
M.S. (Environmental Studies) | Antioch NE Graduate School, Keene, NH
B.S. (Environmental Studies) | University of California, Santa Cruz
Senior Program Manager | GLOBE
Senior Program Manager | JCA Heyman Interages Center
Media Assistant | MCPS
Acting Director, Foundations | United Negro College Fund
Scholarship Specialist | College Partnership Program, Fairfax County Public Schools
How has education changed your life/your family?
Achieving my dream of earning a college degree enabled me to travel the world and earn professional recognition in the field of environmental policy and education.Email Elizabeth