Eliza Woloson, Women Have Wings Residency (WHWr) - ACTIVIST - Co-founder

Eliza Woloson, Anthropologist, Founder of Global Education Fund (GEF), a nonprofit that improves the lives of children living in poverty around the world through education. In addition to managing the nomination process for Women Have Wings, Eliza consults international NGOs on program monitoring and evaluation. Eliza was a Cornell FLAS scholar, a Harvard World Teach in China recipient, a Fellow at the Aspen Institute, a graduate of INTRAC Monitoring and Evaluation for International Aid at Oxford, the Chair of Beyond our Borders and an active member of the International Women’s Forum. A determined activist for the rights of women internationally, Eliza has received numerous awards for her work including the Community Service for Book Award by the Colorado Center for the Book, the Women Who Make a Difference Award by C.U.- Boulder, the e-town E-Chievement Award and the “MAU Activist” acknowledgement. Eliza received her Masters in Anthropology from the University of Colorado and sits on the selection committee for the President Leadership Class and moderates annually for the Conference on World Affairs. Author of “My Friend Isabelle”, and founding member of IN! Initiative for Inclusive Higher Education in Colorado, Eliza works to ensure that the world in which we live is a more peaceful and tolerant place. She lives on a farm in Boulder, Colorado with her husband, two daughters and forty-two chickens.