Want to know who makes the League special? We’ve started an initiative to feature our membership on our “Meet the Member Mondays” blog series. Check back often to learn more about our members, see the diversity of our membership and see why they think the League’s work is important.
Name: Elizabeth Harris
Day job: Data Analyst for Growing Together
3 words to describe you: Caffeinated, Passionate, and
Why are you involved with the League: Voting is the most direct way we, as citizens, can influence the direction of our country, state, and city.
My favorite experience with LWV has been: I really enjoy voter forums because it makes me hopeful that apathy hasn’t completely taken over.
On the weekend, you can find me: One of Tulsa’s awesome coffee shops, visiting friends, working on my house
Favorite Tulsa restaurant: I can’t choose!
Favorite vacation destination: Anywhere with friends and a good view
People would be surprised to know: Baking is my ultimate stress reliever. I also really like mowing my lawn
Words to live by: “He that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools” Confucius
If your day had 25 hours, what would you use the extra hour for: Sleep
One item you can’t leave home without: My purse
Favorite meal: My Mom’s pot roast
Beverage of choice: Coffee
Who is your hero: My great aunt Ruby
Biggest pet peeve: Apathy
What makes you laugh: Parks and Rec
Best movie seen/book read lately: Love & Mercy, about Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys
What should be taught in school that isn’t currently: Data literacy: not necessarily the math of statistics, but what questions should I ask when presented with data from various sources like the media or politicians
Favorite Tulsa activity: Brunch and Philbrook
One word to describe Tulsa: Home