Discovering better ways to solve social problems

Elizabeth Hawkins



 
Senior Consultant
elizabeth.hawkins@fsg.org

Overview

Elizabeth comes to FSG with experience in working with the private sector, nonprofit organizations, and governments focusing on collective, strategic action on pressing domestic health issues.

Role at FSG

At FSG, Elizabeth plans to continue working on global health issues, while also gaining experience in impact areas across FSG, especially education and global development. She is especially interested in the application of shared value within the context of global health and development and understanding how to effectively move the corporate community from philanthropy to strategic CSR.

Before FSG

Elizabeth worked for GBCHealth (formerly the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria), where she was responsible for consulting with multinational companies on their domestic CSR strategies, developing evaluation strategies for public-private partnerships and companies’ CSR activities, and facilitating stakeholder collaboration to build cross-sector coalitions.

Education

  • Connecticut College, BA magna cum laude, History

On Working at FSG

"My curiosity and passion for social impact began after spending time in India and witnessing the incredible discrepancies between rich and poor and its trickle-down effect on health and education. For me, this experience seeded the belief that we collectively needed to do more. I believe strongly that the application of business thinking to social need is crucial in the collective advancement of society and was drawn to FSG because of the firm-wide focus on innovation for the sake of social impact. The team’s commitment to creatively engaging all sectors and encouraging each actor to push the norms of engagement on social impact is why I came to FSG."

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