Liz Powers has worked with individuals who are homeless and disabled for the last decade. She is the co-founder and Chief Happiness Spreader at ArtLifting, a business that empowers artists who are homeless and disabled. She is a serial social entrepreneur who has received multiple grants and awards for her work. She was awarded the “Unsung Heroine Award” in the Massachusetts State House and the Mayor Walsh’s ONEin3 Award for the top impact by a young professional in Boston. Liz has an AB, cum laude, from Harvard College and MSc from the University of Edinburgh. Her impact has been featured on the TODAY Show, New York Times, CBS, ABC, Washington Post, and Forbes.
As Chief Happiness Spreader, Liz is ArtLifting’s heart and soul. Liz is a serial social entrepreneur who has received multiple grants and awards for her work. In 2010, Liz was awarded the “Unsung Heroine Award” in the Massachusetts State House for founding art collectives and the LIFT Bike Project. Liz has an AB, cum laude, in Sociology from Harvard College and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh.
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