Elizabeth R. Pfifer has worked with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) for over a decade in Arifca, including positions in Madagascar, Niger, Tanzania, and Uganda. She was promoted to Country Representative of Uganda after winning a $40 million, 5 year USAID-funded flagship program supporting orphans and vulnerable children and youth in Uganda. She is responsible for providing leadership for project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and new business development, and acts as the primary liaison between CRS and government officials, donors, and the local Catholic Church in Uganda.
Ms. Weber attended Fordham University as an Arrupe Fellow which gave her the opportunity to study emergency programming during a summer internship in Burkina Faso. In 2008, she earned with high distinction the Master of Arts degree in International Political Economy and Development.