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Lizzie Whetstone, Co-Founder and Director of Aesir Synergies

Elizabeth Whetstone is a Fulbright Scholar who spent a year in Terengganu, Malaysia working with the local and state government to promote cross-cultural understanding and amplify English learning. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University. While there, she worked as Publications Assistant for the American Schools of Oriental Research; a Choreographer and Dancer for BU WTBU Radio; and as Administrative Assistant to the Chair of the Chemistry Department where she aided with graduate admissions, tenure reviews, grant proposals, and general departmental procedures. Lizzie has also won a number of awards including a nomination for Boston University’s Outstanding Leader, the Planned Parenthood + VOX College Partnership Leadership Award and a grant for a study abroad program in Padova, Italy. She has also been an Invited Speaker for BU Women’s Gender Sexuality Department and a Mentor for BU’s International Relations Department. Currently based in Seattle, she has also been a DJ in Boston and an Adaptive Snowboard Instructor in Colorado.

 

Lizzie can be reached at whetstonen@aesirlab.com.