The Office of Innovation Commercialization

Lizzie Biddle

Originally from Quakertown, Pennsylvania, Lizzie first came to Greensboro to study at Guilford College where she earned her B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies and Sociology.  After graduation she spent a year as a Program Assistant at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), a Quaker Peace Lobby in Washington DC.  Lizzie joined the CNNC as an AmeriCorps ACCESS Member as the Volunteer Coordinator in the fall of 2010.  At the CNNC, Lizzie lives out her passion for serving immigrant and refugees, educating the broader community on challenges newcomer communities face, and working toward the integration of newcomers with equity and a sense of justice.  In her current position, Lizzie, coordinates the Community Centers.  Between the three centers: Glen Haven, Ashton Woods and Oakwood Forest, Lizzie supervises AmeriCorps members, interns, and volunteers at two; provides managerial support to the third; develops and implements new programs; and manages various funding sources.  Lizzie enjoys doing Zumba and is active in local anti-racism efforts.