Elizabeth Snowdon Bonner (Liz) is President of the Board of the Hill-Snowdon Foundation, a family foundation based in Washington, DC that supports community organizing around racial and economic justice issues.
Liz is a Trustee of the National Children’s Museum in Washington, DC and serves as the Chair of the Advancement Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. She is a co-facilitator of NCFP’s 2023 Trust-Based Philanthropy Learning & Action Cohort and is a Co-Chair of NCFP’s Board Chair Peer Network. Liz also serves as a Co-Chair of the Anti Racist Practice Group at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School.
In 2004, she opened Nusta Spa, a full-service LEED-certified day spa in downtown DC. Liz owned and operated Nusta until 2017, when she sold the spa to her business partner. Her previous work experience was in corporate communications and investor relations in San Francisco. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where she was named a John W. Rollins Scholar for leadership and academic achievement.
Liz lives in Washington, DC with her husband, son, and two adorable dogs.
2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat
Posted on April 19, 2023 by Dr. Jason Franklin, Jonathan Brack, Sandra Fluke, Tonya Allen, Diego Zegarra, Sue Banerjee, Catherine Maddox Walton, Moe Hickey, Atiba Mbiwan, Heather Koopman
Application Deadline: Trust-Based Philanthropy Learning and Action Cohort
Posted on March 2, 2023 by Elizabeth Snowdon Bonner, Mailee Walker, Shaady Salehi
Board Chair Peer Network: Good Governance Discussion
Posted on January 9, 2023 by Elizabeth Snowdon Bonner, Katherine Osborne Valdez
Board Chair Peer Network: Adding Non-family Board Members
Posted on May 26, 2021 by Elizabeth Snowdon Bonner, Jaimie Mayer
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