Ms. Elizabeth (Liz) Creel is the director of the Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), a global community health project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by John Snow Inc., a public health consulting firm. APC works in nearly 30 countries across 15 different technical sectors, with a focus on family planning.
Ms. Creel has over two decades of global health experience in more than 25 countries in Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Presently, she is serving her second term on the board of the Global Health Council.
Prior to joining APC, Ms. Creel led a multidisciplinary communications team, in support of USAID’s Global Health Bureau and managed and coordinated public policy, advocacy and communications efforts for several non-profit organizations. In addition, Ms. Creel served as a senior technical officer on family planning and population issues for the Population Reference Bureau and worked as a project manager for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on global efforts to restore the ozone depletion and mitigate climate change.
Ms. Creel has master’s degrees in international relations/economics from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and in public health from the George Washington University Milken Institute of School of Public Health.