Mount Holyoke College: B.A. in Art History, Master from the Università degli Studi di Siena in Oenogastronimic Toursim and Marketing. Eliza, along with Roni Kennison and Mike Manchester, is a founding partner of Nove Culturae Ventures LLC, based in Dallas, Texas, which collaborates with the International Center for Intercultural Exchange as well as Siena Italian Studies to organize study experiences in Siena.

She worked as a student affairs coordinator for six years with the University of California’s Education Abroad Program in Siena. At the International Center for Intercultural Exchange she currently serves as a Intercultural Development Coordinator and works on the development and implementation of future study programs. Eliza is also a founding member of the Associazione Culturale Ulisse.