Elizabeth Woolner is a recent graduate from CU Boulder (B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, summa cum laude). As the program assistant, she does a wide array of activities for the Earth Lab, such as updating the website, supporting grant proposals, and developing the monthly newsletter. She also contributes to the NC RISCC project, focusing on social science data analysis, workshop planning, and communications.
Most of Elizabeth's background includes synthesizing natural and human sciences, including research in biology/entomology education, interviewing agriculturalists, and conceptualizing insect conservation policy. As far as the future, Elizabeth is currently looking into a career in environmental policy, conservation biology, and/or science education. In her free time, she likes to rock climb, knit, watch live theatre, and read.