Ellen comes to Elevate with a passion for the arts and education. Before joining the Elevate Operations team, she interned and volunteered at a variety of nonprofits around the country. Her introduction to working at nonprofits began as a Development Intern at BBYO International Headquarters. Ellen later worked as a Public Affairs and Marketing Intern at the Smithsonian Institute’s Freer|Sackler Galleries. She also served as Co-President of Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art’s Student Advisory Board.,
Ellen graduated from Northwestern University in 2016 with a BA in Psychology and Art History, and a certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications from the Medill School of Journalism. She also spent a semester studying Art History in Florence, Italy. While in Italy, Ellen worked as a Biblioteca Berenson Intern at Villa I Tatti: The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.
When not working at Elevate, Ellen can be found exploring a new museum, attempting to finish a jigsaw puzzle, or cooking a homemade meal for friends and family.
I have a pretty great sense of direction. I rarely get lost!
Lack of parallel structure
My perfect Sunday would include a morning hike, a big breakfast with lots of coffee, and a trip to at least one art museum.