Elizabeth is a full-time mom and half-time student studying American Sign Language Professional Interpretation. While she is learning how to navigate the life of being a mom of a little girl with Down Syndrome, she helps encourage and support new moms that just found out about their kid’s diagnosis. She is an active member of Northern Virginia Down Syndrome Association and an athlete ambassador of the National Down Syndrome Society. For her, it is very important to help the Latino and special needs communities. Additionally, Elizabeth has been a part of the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank Community Advisory Board since 2014 and was recently invited to be a member of the Advisory Board for the VA Medicaid Department.