Lizette is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Cure CP a national non-profit that funds medical research for CP. Previously to Cure CP, Lizette worked in the medical and biologics field in sales and business development for 15 years with a strong emphasis and focus on regenerative medicine. Most recently she was awarded the prestigious “2015 World Stem Cell Action Inspiration Award” by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) for her work as an impactful advocacy organization and inspiring advocate for CP Patients. Lizette is also serves as a member of the Governors council for Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, American Academy of CP and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) community council member, and a member of The CP Collaborative.
Previously she also volunteered her time as a Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation, Parent Educator, served on a panel at the World Stem Cell Summit in 2014, and has been invited for numerous speaking engagements. Lizette is a graduate of University of Florida where she received her B.A. in Economics and a minor in Spanish. She lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two children.