Elizabeth is a proud Oaxaqueña from Los Angeles, California. She received her B.A. in Geography from UCLA and served as a Youth Development Volunteer in Morocco with the United States Peace Corps before joining the Florence Project. Prior to volunteering with Peace Corps, she served as an intern with Empower Bangkok, where she collaborated on Know Your Rights workshops and ESL classes with women in the sex-trade industry. On her weekends, you can find Elizabeth hiking around Arizona trails, reading, and testing out new baking recipes.