Elizabeth is an experienced communications professional. Well known for her productivity and organisational ability, she brings many other skills to her role including creativity, programme evaluation and analysis, photography and illustration, and a comprehensive knowledge of international human rights law.
Elizabeth project manages or supports public awareness and other campaigns, including research, strategic planning, capacity building, execution, recruitment and coordination of project partners, budgeting, funder reporting, and evaluations. She is adept at coordinating and motivating multiple stakeholders.
See below for examples of clients and projects.
African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) Ethiopia
Working with the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) on behalf of their partner UNICEF, to produce a range of communications materials for the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, including a quiz for children.
Amnesty International UK and International Secretariat
Press Officer responsible for media work on a wide range of global human rights issues. Specific projects included researcher for BBC2’s Human Rights Human Wrongs series, campaigns on human rights in Saudi Arabia, the impact on women’s rights of the tribal justice system in Pakistan, Human Rights in Business, Pinochet’s extradition, the Amnesty International UK Media Awards, and global death penalty report.
Child Rights Advisor. Supporting communications and advocacy work, and fundraising proposals.
Freelance communications work for the Emergency Capacity Building Project on behalf of Oxfam GB. Production of communication guidelines for the ECBinter-active humanitarian conference series, copywriting and overseeing design of a series of leaflets and posters, and building a post conference web portal. Copywriting and content management (in three languages) of the ECB Project website. Copywriting for the ECB newsletter and formatting in Campaign Monitor for e-distribution. Consolidating editorial feedback and inputting to a guide on humanitarian collaboration.
The ECB Project is a collaboration between CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, Mercy Corps, Oxfam GB, Save the Children and World Vision International. With consortia in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Horn of Africa, Indonesia, and Niger.
Promoting childcare programmes for orphaned and abandoned children in Eastern Europe and Africa. Included Crisis PR strategy, PR training for staff and fundraisers and coverage in British print and broadcast media.
Press office support including copywriting media materials and media liaison for teenagers and human rights report, children’s right to birth registration, and radio in developing countries anniversary.
Scriptoria Sustainable Development Communications UK
Consultant, writer, and publications project manager for clients such as SPARC (State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability) Nigeria, and UNICEF Sudan.
Communications consultant and writer. Commissioned to research and produce communications and advocacy policy; writing and editing UNICEF Research for Children 2013: From Evidence to Action, the first systematic attempt to showcase the breadth and depth of UNICEF’s research work.
Child Protection Communications Consultant working on a range of subjects and countries including Child Marriage in Ethiopia, Children and armed conflict in South Sudan, Violence against Children in Zambia, Birth Registration and Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Nigeria and Mozambique, and support to the 25th anniversary of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.