Elizabeth Raskin provides administrative, logistical, and programmatic support for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones. She coordinates internal financial reporting, accounting, and both U.S. and field-based program expenses. She also handles logistics for PHR’s trainings on the documentation of court-admissible evidence of sexual violence in Kenya and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Prior to joining PHR, Raskin worked as a case manager with an infant-mortality reduction program in Minneapolis, where she provided health education, advocacy, and counseling. Additionally, Raskin served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Minneapolis Health Department-Youth Violence Prevention division, where she did program development and project management on two youth violence prevention pilot programs.
Raskin holds a BA in French and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies with a focus on postcolonial francophone history and literature from Oberlin College. She is fluent in French.