Elizabeth works at the intersections of public health, human rights, and policy advocacy. She combines her understanding of public health research, passion for human rights and reproductive justice, and skills in policy advocacy to inspire policy and programmatic change. As a consultant, Elizabeth offers writing, event planning, and policy solution services to help organizations achieve their policy advocacy goals and, ultimately, help all people have the health they want.
WRITING TO SHARE CRITICAL INFORMATION WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS
Effective writing is a key component of the policy advocacy process. Elizabeth’s writing shares information that encourages stakeholders in an issue to take action that will create change. Through her writing, she helps people better understand health problems; raises awareness about under-discussed issues concerning reproductive health and women of color; and provides ideas for solutions that drive at root causes of inequality in health and well-being. Elizabeth combines her technical expertise with her passion to create products that inform, inspire, and motivate the audience.
Products may include:
- Policy Briefs
- Fact Sheets
- Op-Eds and Blogs
- Press Releases
- Public Statements and Speeches
EVENTS THAT BUILD MOMENTUM FOR ACTION
Work that changes the world doesn’t happen in a silo. We achieve more, and more quickly, by working together. Elizabeth helps create opportunities for people within and across sectors to communicate, learn, and collaborate. She plans and implements events that help connect experts, disseminate information, and build capacity and momentum for policy advocacy.
Products may include:
- Planning, Implementation, and Facilitation
- Workshops and Trainings
- Focus Groups
INNOVATIVE THINKING FOR POLICY PROGRESS
Elizabeth is a proponent of thinking big and thinking outside of the box. Real change requires bold solutions. To this end, she assesses what has been done to address an issue, identifies what has worked and what has not, and proposes innovative solutions to attack the root causes.
Elizabeth can work with you to:
- Identify and describe the real causes of an issue
- Generate bold policy and program solutions
- Identify key opportunities for engagement
- Establish and nurture partnerships
- Create a strategy that will help you achieve maximum success
To work with Elizabeth, contact her at edawesgay[at]live[dot]com.