Elizabeth Cabrera is the proud daughter of immigrant parents from San José de Gracia, Jalisco, Mexico. She is the second oldest of four siblings and the first in her family to attend college. Elizabeth earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a minor in Spanish from Harvard University and a Master’s in Urban Education from Loyola Marymount University.
Her entire career has been dedicated to helping our most vulnerable and economically challenged communities, particularly students and families in our education system. Elizabeth has always had a calling for public service and has over ten years of experience in education as a teacher, family advocate, mentor, and nonprofit director. Whether it was creating individualized plans for students, developing curriculum for family workshops, providing advice and guidance to a mentee about college, or creating a strategic plan for a nonprofit, she is always thinking about how to engage families and set up students and communities for success.