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Lizzie Goodfriend

Project Managing Director, ECDEC

Prior to joining Global TIES for Children, Lizzie spent 15 years in project management and leadership roles with a number of large international non-governmental organizations, designing, implementing, and evaluating complex international development projects. She lived and worked in Afghanistan, Liberia, Nigeria, and Ethiopia, managing post-conflict and media-production projects on a range of topics, including civic engagement, youth empowerment, health, agriculture, and humanitarian assistance, all with research components. As a senior manager, Lizzie has helped to build and develop teams and offices alongside individual projects, leading the design of systems and environments necessary for flexible and creative growth. Lizzie holds an MSc in Media and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University.