Elizabeth Howard serves World Cocoa Foundation as an Environmental Associate, where she supports the Environmental Team in the delivery of Healthy Planet Pillar and CFI initiatives.
Prior to joining WCF, Elizabeth received her Master of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment with a certificate in Community-Based Environmental Management. For her capstone master’s Project, her group worked with a local community-development nonprofit to help them create value chains from food scraps produced by their facility.
Elizabeth received her B.S. in Environmental Science and B.A. in Biology from Catawba College. After graduating, Elizabeth served as a Sustainability Outreach Coordinator at the Center for the Environment. Throughout her education, she has gained diverse experience from internships, including as a Coexistence Intern at Defenders of Wildlife, an NSF research intern studying soil gas fluctuations at Biosphere 2, and as a Wildlife Educator at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife education.