Lizzie serves as Texas State Program Manager for IGNITE, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to rapidly expanding the pool of women ready and willing to run for public office. She started her career in education teaching junior high English as a Teach for America corps member in Alabama and later taught in Spring Branch ISD. While serving as youth programs director at a community-based nonprofit in rural Alabama, she piloted and developed several initiatives for her students, including girls’ empowerment yoga and remote tutoring. Lizzie has a B.A. from the University of Alabama where she majored in English.