Elizabete Saukas, MBA, MPA, and MPH Candidate
Elizabete Saukas is a progressive critical thinker with practical analytical and communication skills that connect with multiple audiences to share information and to assist them in overcoming barriers to access understanding and engagement.
Elizabete has extensive experience and tenure in project management within the healthcare environment. Her professional background also includes stints in customer service, marketing, management, public relations, and fundraising.
Elizabete is an avid learner. In 2006, she earned her Bachelor of Art in International Relations, and returned to college in 2009, to pursue her MBA in project management.
In 2011, Elizabete decided to follow her heart and start a new life with her husband in the United States. Once again, she went back to school and earned an MPA in Healthcare Administration in 2016. She's currently studying and finishing her MPH in Health Promotion at Grand Valley State University.
Elizabete is also very passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. She recently started a new venture with a business partner, Ripple Accessibility, where they train businesses on how to become more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities.
Lives in: Greater Grand Rapids, MI
Three causes she is passionate about: Disability rights, orphans, racial discrimination, and violence.
Quote: "Don't wait. The time will never be just right" (Napoleon Hill)