Elizabeth Weaver is currently the Grants Manager for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity. She previously spent seven years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she served as a central point of contact for grant seekers. Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of Washington and Seattle University’s Institute of Public Service. She is a writer with a deep interest in examining the multifarious ways racist and patriarchal institutions inform public policy and public life. Elizabeth lives with her partner, a filmmaker, and their dogs in South Tacoma.