Lisabeth Kelly

Equity and Inclusion Chair

Elizabeth Ann Kelly is a current Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology and Methodology having previously earned a MSIS from UAlbany. A dedicated advocate for women’s rights around the world, Kelly currently conducts research and develops policy for an NGO at the United Nations focusing on equitable access to education. An advocate for inclusiveness for all, she is particularly focused on equity for the LGBTQ+ community and those with educational disabilities. Having worked with the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in its Albany office aiding asylum seekers, she is also sensitive to the needs of those new to this country. She is committed to promoting increased understanding to shift power paradigms, as well as recognizing the diversity of needs and how these may differ between cohorts.