Prior to this position, Elizabeth worked as an associate with Children Now’s Research team and before coming to Children Now, she was a Management Program Analyst at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington D.C., in the office of Federal Student Aid. While there, she worked in the project management team on the Department’s policy on Gainful Employment and in the Office of the Chief Executive Officer supporting the executive management team with research and analysis. While in Washington D.C., Ms. Cavagnaro also worked as a Finance and Operations Intern at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Birmingham earned her MPA degree with an emphasis in non-profit finance from the George Washington University. She also holds a BA in Political Science and in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.