Elizabeth L. Byrd




University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

College of Arts and Sciences – Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs concentrating in Business with a double minor in Digital Studies and Business Administration

Relevant Course Work

  • Accounting, Economics, and Statistics Courses
  • Past, Present, and Future Trends in Commerce
  • International Relations and Political Science
  • International Economics and International Political Economy
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Studies
  • Business Law

Academic Honors and Distinctions

Alpha Mu Sigma

  • Vice President of Philanthropy 2017-2018
  • Lip Sync Chair 2016-2018
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2017-2018

Work Experience 

 NEST Student Program Director:   August 2016 – Present

Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service at the  University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

  • Organize schedules, timelines, and contracts
  • Interview, select, and train selected leaders
  • Run the NEST website and other forms of social media
  • Develop and execute the NEST program

Children’s Ministry Intern:  May 2016-September 2016

Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, Chesapeake, VA

  • Created digital and tangible marketing materials
  • Assisted in the creation, development, and execution of programs
  • Developing and teaching materials

House of Representative Volunteer: Summer 2016

Forbes Campaign; Virginia Beach, VA

  • Welcomed constituents in a friendly manner on behalf of the Representative
  • Promoted the platform
  • Participated in grass root events

Skills and Proficiencies 

  • Skilled in Creative Cloud Applications (Photoshop, Bridge)
  • Proficient in various applications of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Intermediate level of Spanish comprehension
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certified in Financial Literacy
  • Participant and a leader in abundant community service hours (70+ for fall 2015-present)