Lizzie is an intern with Programs and Outreach in the CMMB New York City office. She began her journey with CMMB in December of 2016 and has dedicated herself to the success of the Programs and Outreach team ever since. Lizzie earned her MSc in Global Health and Development and has worked all over the world. Read on to learn more about her hopes for the future and who would play her in a movie!


Bio about you (What do you want us to know about you) I’m from the UK and have recently moved to NYC. Back in the UK I completed a BSc in Biological Sciences, worked in the private sector and have worked abroad in Uganda, Peru and Benin. Last year I completed a Masters in Global Health & Development at University College London and I’m now happy to be interning at CMMB in the role of Programs & Outreach Intern.

 

Where is home?  I’m from England, but New York is my home now!
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Education: BSc Biological Sciences, MSc Global Health & Development
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CMMB volunteer post (location and role): Programs & Outreach intern in NYC office
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Interesting fact about you: I once had a newspaper article written about me called “Lizzie Won’t Cave In” after a successful season of athletics!
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What are you most proud of? Changing my career path to Global Health.
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Imagine you are stuck in an elevator. Who would you most like to be stuck with? Why? Micky Flanagan – my favorite comedian!
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If you were asked to sum yourself up in two words, which two would you choose? Always laughing.
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You are featured in the NY Times or your national newspaper. What’s the headline? The Cave Foundation achieves unprecedented progress in the reduction of infectious diseases.
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What would be your theme song? (the song that would play whenever you enter a room) One Love – Bob Marley & The Wailers
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Imagine if you were an animal – which would you be and why? A monkey – they’re curious and look like they have fun.
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What is your hope for your experience volunteering with CMMB? To get a job!
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Favorite quote (either your own or someone you admire): “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
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What book should everyone read? Why? The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho. So many great messages.
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Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life? Whoopi Goldberg!
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What is your hope for the future? Less division and more understanding in society.
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What would you love people to know about you? Doing every marathon in the world major marathon series is on my bucket list!
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If you could solve one world problem, what would it be? War.
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What are the three things you are most grateful for? Family, friends and the opportunities I’ve had so far in my life.
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