Sustainable Development: A Conversation with CorpsAfrica’s Liz Fanning Founder and Executive Director of CorpsAfrica

November 29, 2017 | 4:00 - 5:15 PM | Broyhill Auditorium (Farrell Hall, A31) 1834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC

Not all development is created equal.

With more than 20 years of leadership, fundraising, and marketing experience, not to mention service in Morocco as a PeaceCorps volunteer, Liz Fanning founded CorpsAfrica to partner with local citizens on development projects that would be responsive to those communities’ needs and economically sustainable. She is a powerful voice on the ways nonprofit and commercial efforts can create value in society.

Liz FanningLiz Fanning, CorpsAfrica’s Founder and Executive Director, has more than 20 years of leadership, fundraising and marketing experience at non-profit organizations that focus on public education, community empowerment, environmental preservation, and international development. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (Morocco 1993-95) in the High Atlas Mountains, where she lived in a small Berber village and worked on environmental sustainability projects. Liz has worked for a wide range of non-profit organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, Schoolhouse Supplies and the Near East Foundation, and she has served on numerous Boards of Directors. Liz has a BA in Economics and History from Boston University and a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Finance from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.