Elyse serves as an Associate, Programs assisting in the management and oversight of the END Fund’s programs portfolio.
Prior to joining the END Fund in 2019, Elyse was at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights facilitating work in historical dialogue and accountability, indigenous people’s rights, and human rights advocacy. Elyse received her MA in International Affairs from the New School where she worked on NYC Council legislation for free and accessible menstrual health products in schools, detention centers, and homeless shelters. While earning her masters she completed internships in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where she worked in maternal and children’s health and education as well as economic empowerment. She received her BA from the University of California, Davis where she studied International Relations and Art History.
In her free time Elyse enjoys training for marathons, learning the cello, and playing darts in her local neighborhood league.