Graduating Class: 2008
Elizabeth Young is the past president of Denver Section National Council of Negro Women and past Vice-President of Metro Denver Pan Hellenic Council. She is a recent graduate of the Women’s Community Leadership Initiative in Colorado Springs and Urban Leadership Foundation of Denver, CO.
She is a graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Computer Resource Information Management from Webster University.
Elizabeth is active in several organizations. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including Jackie Joyner-Kersee Volunteer Award from the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club, Outstanding Community Service Award from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and Volunteer of the Year Award, and Leadership Award from Metro Denver Pan Hellenic Council. She is an active member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. Elizabeth’s volunteerism includes: Epworth Foundation, Single Mothers of Color, Colorado Association Black Professional Engineers and Scientist, bewell Health Initiative, Chamber Connect Leadership Program and Personal Holiday Shopper for Warren Village and Colorado Springs City-wide Kwanzaa Committee.
Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, working in the community, and volunteers for projects that will make a difference in the community or in the life of a person. She feels by giving back to the community, it makes her a better leader for the future.
M.A. in Business Administration
The experience I’ve gained while working in the current fields varies from providing financial needs analysis to families, to recruiting host families that are seeking child care assistance.