Elizabeth Moreno

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Communications & Program Development Manager

Elizabeth hails from the Great Pacific Northwest, USA, where her childhood playground was a backyard forest of evergreens and a trickling creek. With an academic background in Peace Studies, she has worked with US and international non-profits. Elizabeth joined Playground Ideas after collaborating with Marcus on a playground build in post-conflict northern Uganda where she spent three years working in early childhood education and non-profit management. She has facilitated playground builds in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda, and has focused on developing methodologies for community engagement and child participation in design.

One Thousand Playgrounds On January 25th, 2016, the Playground Ideas community reached its 1,000th playground. What started with a small band of volunteers building playgrounds along the Thai/Burma border in 2007 has grown into a global network of play advocates. The...