Elizabeth Horpedahl is the Director, Development at the Linked Learning Alliance. With over a decade of experience in philanthropy, she is passionate about connecting donors with opportunities to enhance education equity and student success.
Before joining the Alliance, Elizabeth led development programs at education organizations throughout California, from large public institutions such as UC Berkeley, to community non-profits based in San Diego and Oakland schools. Elizabeth has deep experience partnering with foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individual donors to improve educational systems and student outcomes within historically underserved communities. She has built development departments from the ground up, significantly diversifying support and increasing long-term funding. Her mission-driven approach is based on listening deeply and building community.
Elizabeth received a B.A. in Politics from UC Santa Cruz, and holds a Certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Excellence in Fundraising Certificate from UC Berkeley. She lives in Oakland with her family.