Liz Bedrick is a research assistant in the early childhood development program area. As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Liz worked at the intersection of policy and research. Driven by an interest in nutrition, she spent time researching anti-hunger programs and policies at the Food Research & Action Center and conducted a senior honors thesis on food labeling.
After graduating, she served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year, where she taught and mentored first grade students in a low-income school in Washington, DC. Her experience with young students coupled with her anti-hunger and welfare work sparked her interest in early childhood development.