Elizabeth currently works in Resource Development and Marketing at Community Concepts: a nonprofit working in three counties in Western Maine to help families and individuals become more self-sufficient. She comes to Hardy Girls with a passion for women’s empowerment, particularly in small business development, vocational training, and financial independence. Elizabeth has experience working in micro-lending in West Africa and small business training for immigrants, refugees and at-risk women in Washington D.C. These experiences have affirmed her belief that women and girls have a fierce capability to move forward their families, their communities, and the world. Inspired by women who challenge misogyny and break the mold of what is expected from them, Elizabeth is thrilled to be involved with an organization so devoted to girls’ self-esteem, skills-building, and solidarity.