Elizabeth Rood is an entrepreneurial leader in education, 21st century learning, and equity and access. She is Founder and Principal of Learning Designs Consulting, LLC, a boutique strategy firm that partners with non-profits, foundations, and education-based companies. Before launching Learning Designs Consulting in 2019, Elizabeth served as Vice President of Education Strategy and Director of the Center for Childhood Creativity at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Prior to that, she was Executive Director of Leadership High School in the Excelsior District of San Francisco. She holds an Ed.D. from Mills College and a B.A. in English and American Literature from Brown University. When not noodling on strategy, program design/ evaluation, and communications, Elizabeth can be found romping in San Francisco's parks and playgrounds with her elementary-aged children and big red dog.