Elizabeth Newton leads the Family Engagement team as the Director of Family Engagement at Crown Family Philanthropies. She oversees the strategic development and execution of experiences that facilitate the Crown family’s participation in and ongoing engagement with their deep legacy of giving. Prior to joining CFP, Elizabeth worked as an independent philanthropic advisor serving individuals, nonprofit clients, and family and community foundations. She also founded and led Allow Good, a social purpose organization dedicated to elevating next generation philanthropic learning. The Allow Good curriculum is cited in myriad next generation philanthropic forums, including Northern Trust, Learning to Give, 21/64, and LAAF.org. Early in her career, Elizabeth spent nearly a decade creating and leading social and global impact programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She earned her master’s degree in International Comparative Education from Stanford University and undergraduate degree in Spanish and Business Studies from Butler University.

An avid outdoor adventurer, Elizabeth relishes time distance running, Nordic skiing, and hiking with her husband and two boys. In 2005, she summited Mt. Shasta, the second-highest peak in the Cascades, with a group of 8 other women from Stanford.