Elizabeth Washburn


Elizabeth works with the Draper Richards Kaplan team to identify and support innovative social entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining DRK, Elizabeth spent five years at management consulting firm Bain & Company in their San Francisco, New Delhi, Madrid and London offices. She worked across a range of functions and industries that included enterprise and consumer technology, eCommerce, hospitality and private equity due diligence. Elizabeth supported undergraduate recruiting and mentorship, served in a rotation as lead recruiter for undergraduates and spearheaded multiple collaborations with a Bain social impact partner organization in environmental conservation in the Bay Area.

Midway through her tenure at Bain, Elizabeth took a sabbatical to pursue a Princeton in Latin America fellowship at Endeavor Global in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She evaluated high-impact, for-profit entrepreneurs applying for Endeavor support and worked internally on Endeavor Argentina’s strategic planning process.

Elizabeth received her MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a VP of the Latin America Conference. She graduated with high honors from Princeton University with a major in Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and a minor in Latin American Studies. She served as her Class Annual Giving campaign co-chair from 2009-13 and continues to volunteer with the campaign.