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Liz Kellison



Liz Kellison, deputy director, Financial Services for the Poor, is responsible for leading the strategic, financial, and operational activities for the team, which works to make high-quality financial services widely accessible to poor people throughout the developing world.

Liz joined the foundation in 2008, where she initially served as senior project officer in the Chief Administrative Office, helping manage large cross-foundation initiatives. Prior to the foundation, Liz was Director of Programs at WebJunction/OCLC, an online community for public library staff which helps support libraries offering public access computing services and programs. Prior to WebJunction, Liz served as Vice President of Business Development and Director of Academic Affairs at Quisic, a leading online business and management education company, serving Global 1000 corporations worldwide.

Originally from Washington, D.C., Liz holds a Master’s in Slavic Literature from UNC-Chapel Hill, and earned her BA at Williams College. 

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