Elizabeth is an experienced human rights advocate and works in an advisory role to organisations on publications, policy and programmatic work.
A highly creative and analytical thinker, Elizabeth has a depth of knowledge of child rights and international development subjects including including child protection; gender programming; multisectoral programming; international human rights law; programme monitoring; the UN system; and the role of civil society.
Strategic planning examples:
- 2018: Part of reference group to support development of a new African Union-UNICEF engagement strategy 2019-2021.
- 2018: Input to re-conceptualising the UNICEF Schools for Africa thematic modules and theory of change.
- 2016: Communications toolkit on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) national violence against children (VAC) surveys for use by UNICEF country offices in Eastern and Southern Africa.
- 2012-2016: Researcher and advisor for NGO Chance for Childhood with Street Child Africa conducting programme evaluations for an anti-human trafficking project in Nepal, and children with disabilities and education project in Rwanda; researcher on girls in conflict with the law in Uganda.
- 2014: Series of internal communication “how to guides” from social media to storytelling; advocacy strategy on interoperability of national health, and civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) sectors for UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO).
- 2013: Production of communications and advocacy strategy for UNICEF Innocenti Office of Research.
- 2011: Advisor to Office of the Children’s Commissioner, New Zealand, on the cultural and commercial sexualisation of children and adolescents.
- 2001: Communications strategy for Amnesty International’s 40th anniversary.