Born and raised in Oakland, Elizabeth is an advocate for empowering women and minority communities, and is passionate about social justice. She enjoys working as part of a team to improve her community. While studying at the University of San Francisco, she was President of Latinas Unidas; a culturally focused organization and helped create opportunity for social and academic success. She first joined the IGNITE team as Operations Manager and became Operations Director in July 2022. In her spare time she enjoys arts and crafts, running and cheering on her hometown sports teams.