About Dr. Liz Dubois
Executive Coach, Imposter-Syndrome Slayer
Dr. Liz works with clients from across the globe, in diverse fields that range from tech start-ups and lobbyists to romance authors and Miss America contestants. Her current client roster includes a top-selling author honored as Amazon’s Top100 most-read authors, seven-figure entrepreneurs, and a Forbes featured coach honored as Yahoo’s Top 10 Money Coaches in the world.
Drawing from a range of Conflict Analysis and Resolution frameworks, spiritual approaches, EFT, inner-child models, and forward-focused talk therapy modalities, Dr. Liz’s unique approach empowers clients to address trauma. codependency, and self-worth issues so they can envision and create world-changing companies.
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American University School
Teaching SISU 306-024, Critical Approaches to IR Research
George Mason University Office of the Provost
Completing original research on civil rights and family conflict using Baltimore, Maryland as a case study evaluating the limits and potentials of leveraging racial privilege to advocate for civil rights legislation.
2015 – 2018
Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance
Directed all aspects of non-partisan advocacy group dedicated to education equity and inclusive community development.
Led policy advocacy on a range of civil rights issues.
Played instrumental role securing $100M in state and city funding to close historically unprecedented public school budget gap.
Drastically expanded representation of persons of color on leadership team, and applied racial equity framework to all programming.
2012 – 2015
Co-Founder, Executive Director
Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict at George Mason University
Spearheaded the creation of a research/practice center dedicated to addressing gender-based violence domestically and internationally. Provided subject matter expert consultation to USAID and UNICEF.
US Department Fellow
Higher School of Economics, National Research University (Moscow, Russia)
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education fellowship recipient at Russian Federation’s preeminent research university. Conducted ethnographic research on public policy responses to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.
2011 – 2013
George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Built high-level relationships with government and private sector to further School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s policy influence. Developed five year strategic plan to direct School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s engagement on gender-based violence.
2008 – 2011
Mount Degi & Associates
Consulting firm serving women and girls’ focused NGOs. Services included legislative relations, strategic planning, issue advocacy, fundraising and community engagement.
May 2019 Conferral
Doctor of Philosoph, Race and Gender Conflict
George Mason University
Class of 2012
Masters of Arts, Sociology
George Mason University
Class of 2005
Bachelors of Arts, Print Journalism
Paved With Good Intentions: The Case for Gender as a Social Structure in Policy Construction.
Mount, Elizabeth D. 2015.
In Deconstructing Women, Peace and Security: A critical review of approaches to gender and empowerment, eds. Sandra Cheldelin and Martha Mutisi. HSRC.
Well Intended Measures: Conceptualizing Gender in Post-Conflict Policy Development.
Mount, Elizabeth D. 2013.
In Advancing Gender Research (18B), eds. Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Segal. Emerald Publishing Group.
Gender, Inequality, and the Measurement Trap.
Dwyer, Leslie K., Thomas Flores, Sandra I. Cheldelin and Elizabeth D. Mount. 2012. Commissioned
Consultation to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
2016 – Present
Advisory Council President, Maryland Maternity Access Coalition, Maryland
2016 – 2018
Board Member, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2014 – 2015
Commissioner, Alexandria Commission on HIV-AIDS, Alexandria, VA
2008 – 2010
Mentor, Educate Tomorrow Girls Leadership Project, Miami, FL
Board Member, Georgetown Business Association, Washington, D.C.
2007 – 2008
Volunteer, Calvary Women’s Services, Washington, D.C.