Position title: Grant Writer/Coordinator
Eliza Waters brings grant writing experience, along with project and program management skills, to her role as Grant Writer/Coordinator for the Sustainability Research Hub in the Office of Sustainability. In this role she provides support for the writing and management of grants for cross-cutting sustainability research and implementation programs across campus. The Hub is aimed at making UW-Madison a preeminent destination for sustainability research.
Prior to joining the Office of Sustainability, Eliza worked as a Grants Manager for One City Schools. She also served as Assistant Director of a large USAID-funded interdisciplinary research program at UW-Madison. As a freelancer, she has provided content and editing in a wide range of formats for clients including the Inter-American Development Bank, Serve Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is the co-author of Thoughtfully Fit: Your Training Plan for Life and Business Success published by Harper Horizon in 2021. Eliza received a Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Policy from Duke University.