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Elisabeth Benfield

she/her/hers Community Engagement & Sponsorship Manager, Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc., Community Engagement & Sponsorship

Elisabeth currently serves ECDC's Community Engagement & Sponsorship Manager where she oversees the Co-sponsorship and Supporting Higher Education in Refugee Resettlement (SHERR) programs, as well as private sponsorship initiatives. Additionally she manages the Universities for Refugees project through ECDC’s Vermont and Wisconsin branch offices. She holds a Master of International Development from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and a M.Ed. from the American College of Education. Prior to working in refugee resettlement, Elisabeth was in the education sector as a Spanish bilingual teacher.

Email Address ebenfield@ecdcus.org
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State Virginia
Webpage https://www.ecdcus.org/
Main area of practice
  • College Access
Specializes in These Areas
  • Americas (South, Central & Caribbean)
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • Language
  • Latinx
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Non-Traditional students
Affiliations
  • The Presidents' Alliance
  • Welcome Campus Network
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