Elizabeth J.C. Cutler is a U.S. foreign aid and development professional, currently working as a contractor in the Office of Foreign Assistance (F) at the Department of State. She coordinates U.S. foreign aid for a diverse portfolio including gender and women's issues, international organizations cyber, and democracy and human rights. Prior to coming to the State Department, she worked for DAI, for five years where she supported several USAID-funded development projects. While with DAI, Elizabeth spent time in Manila, Philippines and Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan working on governance programs.
Elizabeth joined the Board of Directors in the summer of 2016 after over 4 years as a member of YPFP's volunteer staff, including 2 years as its Senior Vice President. She received her MA in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University. While in graduate school, she interned for the Stimson Center and the Washington, DC offices of Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Joe Sestak.
Elizabeth graduated cum laude from Occidental College with a BA in Politics and a minor in Spanish. She is a 2017-2018 Penn Kemble Forum on Democracy Fellow. Find her on Twitter at @elizabethcutler.