Elizabeth Meg Williams is a writer and community organizer, based in Buffalo, NY.

 
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Education

M.ED. COMMUNITY COUNSELING | 2013
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI (4.0 GPA)

Selected coursework: Diagnosis & Psychopathology, Research Methods, Marriage and Family Counseling

B.A. ENGLISH/ANTHROPOLOGY | 2006
MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY (3.6 GPA)

Selected coursework: Contemporary Moral Problems, Linguistics, Autoethnography, Women & Islam

 

2018-2019

Professional Development

Advocacy Training | American Alliance of Museums

Zoning Board of Appeals | NYS Dept. of Local Government Services

Lessons in Organizing and Movement Building | Organizing for Action

Managing Social & Human Capital | University of Pennsylvania (Coursera)

Democratizing Finance, hip hop architecture, leading by engaging citizens, & transform public spaces | Next City webinars

Immigration Law Paralegal | American Immigration Lawyers Association

teaching english as a foreign language | Learntefl

video editing (premier pro) | Squeaky wheel film & media arts center

the art of street photography | Magnum learn

psychological first aid | John hopkins university (coursera)

POP! Culture: Creativity in Temporary Spaces | American Institute of Architects


Committed to proactively addressing issues around access, information and resources, Elizabeth Meg’s work is research-driven and outcomes-oriented, based on collaborations with community members and stakeholders.

While the range of her work is vast, the underlying mission is to form partnerships within communities to improve equitable access for all, to information, resources and opportunities.

Elizabeth Meg is also a veteran of the United States Air Force and Nationally Certified Counselor. She has a long track-record of developing of people and ideas.

Prior to settling in Buffalo, Elizabeth spent 15 years working with families and children involved with social services or the juvenile justice system in St. Louis and Charlottesville, Virginia.

 
 
 
 

Programs & Proficiencies

Adobe InDesign | Affinity Photo | Adobe Premier Pro | dslr Photography |

Microsoft Office | MailChimp | Squarespace | Raiser’s Edge | QuickBooks

| Square | Survey Monkey | constant contact | fluent dutch | medical

spanish | social media management | editing | design thinking |


Affiliations

international association of writers and editors

museum association of new york

The International Women’s writing guild

the clean air coalition of wny

albright knox art gallery

preservation Buffalo Niagara

Westminster Economic development initiative

national board of certified counselors

future leaders in philanthropy