Elizabeth Connor

Elizabeth Connor

Strategic Communications Specialist

Elizabeth serves as a strategic communications specialist on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) Feed the Future Knowledge, Data, Learning, and Training (KDLT) contract. She will also support the USAID Program Cycle Mechanism (PCM) and the Designing Effective eVidence-based Engagement and Learning for Organizational Performance (DEVELOP) contracts.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in Florida, Elizabeth now calls Arlington, Va., home. Elizabeth earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, a master’s in mass communication from the University of Florida and a master’s in health administration from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. Most of Elizabeth’s career has been in healthcare administration and as a reporter/editor for daily newspapers and business-to-business publications. In her free time, Elizabeth likes to read, garden, bike ride and row. She volunteers at the Keegan Theatre in Washington, D.C., and is an advocate for the environment and women's health. Elizabeth enjoys finding contemporary references to Shakespeare and has seen a professional production of every play written by Shakespeare.