Ms. Liz A. Dorn is a Program Coordinator with East-West Seminars. She is responsible for content development, programming and execution of the Fall Jefferson Fellowships, the Senior Journalists Seminar, the Japan-U.S. Journalist Exchange and the Changing Faces Women's Leadership Seminar. Prior to this, Ms. Dorn served as a Program Associate with the U.S. Asia Pacific Council (USAPC) at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C, where she budgeted, planned and carried out numerous seminars and conference, ranging in size from 15 to 200 domestic and international participants. In particular, she managed the East-West Center's Congressional Study Groups on Asian Security, the Asia Pacific Economy and the Pacific Islands as well as the programmatic and fiscal responsibilities associated with the USAPC's Annual Washington Conference.
Before joining the East-West Center in Washington, Ms. Dorn spent several years as an accountant in the private sector and has worked for the former Chairman of the Armed Services Committee, Congressman Duncan Hunter Sr. (R CA-52).
Ms. Dorn received her master's in international pacific affairs from the University of California at San Diego, with a regional concentration in China. She also holds bachelors' degrees in both political science and Asian studies as well as a minor in religious studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder.