About Elizabeth Hooper
Elizabeth Hooper is Executive Director at SEVEN, where she works closely with the Fund's founders on key program and operational initiatives. She is particularly interested in the areas of enterprise solutions to poverty research, and the impact of culture and values on entrepreneurship and innovation. Prior to joining SEVEN, Elizabeth was the Director of Operations at the OTF Group, an international development and business strategy consulting firm. She advised the executive team on issues related to human capital management, marketing, and field operations. She also managed the firm's internal market research practice and actively consulted on key client engagements in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. She holds an MBA, and is currently completing her ALM in Anthropology at Harvard. She co-edited the book In the River They Swim: Essays From Around the World on Enterprise Solutions to Poverty with Michael Fairbanks, Malik Fal, and Marcela Escobari, published in Spring 2009. She's currently co-editing a collection on the Morality of Profit, due out in 2011. She was also a co-author of the infoDEV report "Improving Business Competitiveness and Increasing Economic Growth in Uganda: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies." She serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations, and is also a published fiction writer.