Elizabeth VanSant-Webb

Manager

Elizabeth is a manager working on many projects at the Center, including the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, for which she designed and managed the pilot project for the Pritzker Fellows program. She has a passion for working with underserved communities around education, housing, women’s empowerment, and other related social services. Elizabeth is a skilled qualitative researcher who employs an interdisciplinary lens to identify and implement cross-sector solutions to address social issues of inequality.


Prior to joining the Center, Elizabeth worked with an early childhood home visiting program with the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake. She worked with preservice teachers at the University of Utah focusing on multicultural education, home-community-school partnerships, and teaching English as a Second Language. She also worked in the elementary level in the Salt Lake City School District. Prior to living in Salt Lake City, Elizabeth served as a community and public health Peace Corps volunteer in Niger and Namibia.


Elizabeth holds an MAT in Elementary Education and an MEd with an English as a Second Language endorsement from Westminster College. She also has a BA in Women’s Studies with a dual-emphasis in international and social issues with a minor in music.

MAPS Project

Forbes OZ 20

Centro de La Familia de Utah

skills

+ Impact measurement
+ Strategic storytelling
+ Initiative building

National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers

+ Convening & community engagement

Winter Innovation Summit

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