Elisabeth E. Garrett (Lisa) has worked with many organizations and individuals to build their capacity, reflect on their strengths, allign with their purpose, and increase their effectiveness. Most recently she facilitated a national strategy session between The Ruckus Society's Indigenous People’s Power Project (IP3) and various Indigenous communities and organizations, and served as the Interim Education and Child Welfare Policy Coordinator at the height of the widely successful Coalition for Asian American Children and Families Keep the Promise Coalition's budget advocacy campaign. Lisa also served as the Executive Director of the Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing, executed the International Youth Parliament 2004 for Oxfam in Sydney, Australia, and served as a Program Director for the Seva Foundation.
For over a decade Lisa has worked to further human rights, self-determination, and environmental justice and has actively participated on several delegations to the United Nations focused on Indigenous Peoples, women rights and sustainable development. Throughout her work, Lisa maintains a commitment to capacity building, youth leadership and intergenerational partnerships.
She is currently involved in the Somatics and Social Justice Collaborative to explore how combining the two leads to transformative change.
Currently teaches in the following courses
Coaching for Social Action