Elizabeth Zamudio is the Vice President of Education at UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza) where she leads education programmatic work, including K-16 programming, family and community engagement, and strategic impact with UnidosUS’ Affiliate Network. Elizabeth is a senior education professional with over two decades of experience in the non-profit sector.
Prior to joining UnidosUS, Elizabeth served as the Vice President of Program and Impact at Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE), a national organization focused on enhancing family engagement efforts within school communities. Elizabeth oversaw all programmatic efforts in eight state regional offices and national affiliations including curriculum development, training, implementation, and evaluation.
Elizabeth also served as Vice President of Programs at Fulfillment Fund, a college access and success organization in Los Angeles. For over a decade as a college counselor, Elizabeth worked with first-generation college-going high school students to prepare for college and provided support through college graduation. She currently serves as a board director for Open Paths Counseling Center where she chairs the development committee and volunteers as a mentor for the National Scholarship Providers Association and USC’s Non-Profit Leaders program.
A first-generation college graduate herself; Elizabeth holds bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Chicana/o Studies and a master’s degree in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University, is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Non-Profit Resilient Leaders program and is a doctoral candidate in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University. Elizabeth resides in California.