Founder and Author
The Untold Narratives
Elizabeth Santiago, Liz, is the founder of Elevate Stories and Chief Visionary of The Untold Narratives. She obtained her PhD in Educational Studies from Lesley University, Master of Education from Harvard University, and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College. As a fiction writer and writing teacher living in Boston, she seeks to elevate underrepresented and under-heard voices. Her forthcoming debut novel, The Moonlit Vine, is set to be released in May of 2023. She formerly held the role of Chief Program Officer at MENTOR National. While there, she was actively involved in the management of programs and services to support and build the mentoring field. She is most proud of her work focusing on racial equity and sharing power in the mentoring relationship as well as her work to elevate the importance of quality relationships for youth that specifically support building their networks.