Elizabeth serves as a Diversity Resources Coordinator in the Chief Diversity Office. Her role allows her the opportunity to work with several campus partners across the university including the hospitals and clinics to provide resources, consultation and skill-building opportunities to foster a diverse and inclusive university community. She also serves on committees whose focus directly impacts the experiences and needs of UI student, staff, and faculty such as the Anti Violence Coalition, On Iowa Choose committee, University of Iowa Latinx Council, Womxn at Iowa, Diversity Catalyst committee and is an affiliate member of the National Coalition Building Institute.

Her favorite quote is:
“Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore."
-Cesar Chavez

Elizabeth Lara
Function Representative
Administration; Audit, Compliance, Legal and Risk Management