Elizabeth is the president of Maytree, a private Canadian charitable foundation focused on poverty and human rights in Canada. A committed leader in the not-for-profit sector, she also has extensive experience in research, teaching and working in direct service provision. Elizabeth has a deep history with Maytree; she previously served as the Director of Policy and was the executive director of one of Maytree’s signature ideas, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). Before returning to Maytree in 2014, Elizabeth established and led Mowat NFP (Not-for-Profit Policy) at the Mowat Centre, a research hub focused on public options for strengthening the not-for-profit sector. Elizabeth holds an MA in Sociology in Education from the University of Toronto – Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She currently serves as the board chair of Making the Shift, a Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab.