Elizabeth Otto

Elizabeth supports operations at Asylum Access, ensuring that the organization has the structure and resources it needs to achieve its mission and vision. She oversees the organization’s planning, monitoring and evaluation efforts as well as its human resources, risk mitigation and technology strategies.

Prior to joining Asylum Access, Elizabeth worked as a Program and Technology Manager at the We Teach Science Foundation, where she implemented remote tutoring and mentoring programs that helped middle and high school students struggling with mathematics. Before joining the nonprofit world, she conducted astrophysics research at a variety of institutions, including NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and University of California-Santa Cruz. Elizabeth graduated with Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and Physics from The Ohio State University.