Elizabeth Hernandez is the Programs Coordinator at the Center for Teaching and Learning. Elizabeth manages the logistics for the CTL programs and supports the planning, coordinating, and marketing for the events hosted by the CTL for the Columbia community.
Before joining the CTL, Elizabeth worked as the Project Coordinator in the Learning and Organization Development department at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Prior to that, she was the Project Coordinator at the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR) at Teachers College. Elizabeth received her BA in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Arizona and then completed her MA in Social-Organizational Psychology at Teachers College. While completing her graduate degree, Elizabeth lived at International House NYC and worked as the Cultural Hour Fellow to coordinate events that highlighted different cultures in the community. She was awarded the Davis Projects for Peace grant and the Institute of Latin American Studies grant to develop and facilitate a series of conflict resolution workshops for teachers in Phoenix, Arizona and Bogotá, Colombia.
Elizabeth resides in Harlem and enjoys volunteering and pursuing her hobbies which include playing piano, watching musical theater performances, and paddling with an outrigger canoe club.