Elizabeth Good Christopherson

Elizabeth Good Christopherson is president and chief executive officer of the Rita Allen Foundation, an organization that invests in transformative ideas in their earliest stages to promote breakthrough solutions to significant problems in science and society. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research, seeds innovative approaches to fostering informed civic engagement, and develops knowledge and networks to build the effectiveness of the philanthropic sector. Ms. Christopherson is guiding the foundation through a period of rapid expansion, including building new investments and coalitions to strengthen the role of science and evidence in civic dialogue and decision-making, particularly around contentious issues.