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See the 2023 Shauna M. Sorrells Grant Program winner!

Liz is originally from the Boston, MA and has 25 years of experience from working in Congress and as an attorney and lobbyist. She started G2G in 2007 and oversees government relationships and operations for the firm. She serves on the Steering Committee for the Innovation Equity Forum led by the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and created G2G's Women's Health Advocates program.

Previously, Liz served as the Legislative Director for Congressman Jim Langevin (RI) and Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald (CA) in Washington, D.C., campaign staff for Congresswomen Diana DeGette (CO) and Leslie Byrne (VA) and presidential campaigns, Public Affairs Manager for a national association focused on substance abuse called NAADAC, the President of a women’s networking organization called WIN, and the Policy Analyst for the UK Parliament on the Health Committee. As Legislative Director on Capitol Hill, Liz managed the annual appropriations and National Defense Authorization Act legislative drafting process for the Members. She staffed the House Armed Services and Small Business Committees, the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and the Congressional Disabilities Caucus. She has crafted legislation and campaigns to pass and enact bills; built coalitions; ran a political action committee; and organized media events. Liz co-founded the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s D.C. Alumni Chapter, serves on its Alumni Giving Committee, and is in the Colgate President’s Club. Liz loves connecting people to government to make a difference.

Liz Powell headshot straight 2023

Masters of Public Health
Harvard University
Juris Doctorate
George Washington University
Bachelor of Arts
Colgate University

Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
Washington D.C., 2015
Inside Business - One to Watch
Cleveland, OH, 2008
Young Woman of Achievement Award
Washington D.C., 1998

Published law review author on the FDA regulatory process, Gaming the Hatch-Waxman System
Notre Dame Journal of Legislation, 2002

Appropriations, Cybersecurity, Defense, Disabilities, Health, Medical Reimbursement, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Women’s Health