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Elizabeth Hausler is the Founder and CEO of Build Change, providing strategic leadership and management to the organization. Elizabeth is responsible for developing in-country teams to design, and to train homeowners, builders, engineers, architects, and agencies to build earthquake-resistant houses. She manages and expands Build Change’s board of directors, while supporting fund development efforts and corporate and industry partnerships. Elizabeth provides design engineering, construction supervision, staff capacity building, and builder training services to international relief and development agencies. She has performed post-earthquake technical reconnaissance and housing sub-sector studies following earthquakes in the United States, Iran, Indonesia, Peru, China, and Haiti and regularly contributes to lessons learned and case histories on effective post-earthquake reconstruction.