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Women have made many gains in professional life, so why are they still underrepresented in leadership positions?

Elizabeth's Biography

Core Challenges for Women: Education and health
Best Boss Ever: Her daughter Opal
Sources of Light and Laughter: Her brother, a South Texan fisherman, and her loving husband
Message for Americans: "Every American has the opportunity to help their fellow man. Give of yourself, no matter what your situation is."

Elizabeth Gore grew up working on her family's cattle ranch in Texas. Now the Vice President of Global Partnerships for the United Nations Foundation, she is currently managing partnerships and cause marketing strategies implemented in programs and campaigns of the United Nations. Elizabeth leads innovative efforts such as the Nothing But Nets and Girl Up campaigns, the Shot@Life global vaccines program, and a faith-based campaign for malaria programs and the Global Fund. Additionally, she manages a multi-million dollar partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  

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