Meet the team member

Elizabeth Eckford

Board of Directors

Elizabeth (“Liz”) was born in San Francisco, CA. and reared in San Jose, CA. She currently is a tenured-track Professor of English at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, CA. Along with the incredible opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors for YuppOrg, she was also recently selected to serve as a Board member for the B.E. organization, a startup non-profit designed to engage people from the ages of 19-45 in areas of self-development and engagement, social justice, education and artistic realization.  She is also a developing business woman intent on helping people make and save money as well as build generational wealth. 

Elizabeth holds a B.A. degree in Political Science, a M.A. degree in English and recently acquired a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate from the University of South Florida.  Her passion is to help provide access, specifically in the area of education, for all people regardless of their backgrounds.