Perrett Laver Leadership Program & TNGO Leadership Initiative with
Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
2017 honoree - ELIZABETH MISSOKIA
Ms. Elizabeth Missokia was selected as the 2017 sponsorship honoree by Perrett Laver for the 2017 TNGO Leadership Initiative at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Missokia has over 15 years of experience in organizational and institutional capacity development, program management, gender, basic and girls’ education issues. She has a strong passion in education and child’s rights issues. Her other capacities include policy analysis and budget work, participatory monitoring and evaluation, program design, strategic planning, community facilitation and development, communication and media.
Missokia, hailing from Tanzania, was a co-founder and former Executive Director of HakiElimu, whose vision is for an open, just and democratic Tanzania where all people enjoy the right to education that promotes equity, creativity and critical thinking. Prior to this she worked for USAID as the Gender Advisor and Program Management Specialist for two years; and prior to that, she worked with CARE International in Tanzania as the Project Manager for Basic and Girls’ Education Unit for about nine years. She also serves as the Board of Director/Advisor in several reputable organizations in Tanzania and outside Tanzania.
Elizabeth holds a Master of Science in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University/OUT and a Degree in Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Dar Es Salaam.
As one of 15 participants in this year’s cohort, Betty was said to be a valuable contributor. One of the staff members commented, “Betty is awesome and an equally good representative of small, global south based orgs, which was a really important voice to have in the room.”
For more information: https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/leadershipinstitute/