Elizabeth Levine, M.A.,M.P.H, M.F.A. is a trilingual poet and author. She teaches in the English Department at William Paterson University. Elizabeth has written a memoir What Remains, which is scheduled for publication in 2018. The book explores issues of trauma, bereavement and resiliency. An excerpt of her book has been optioned as a play to be performed under the title And She was There. She is also the founder and former Executive Director of ECQ Group, a non-profit consulting firm specializing in technical writing, including grants, annual reports, newsletters, and community needs assesments. She was a staff writer for Body Positive and her work has been published in English, French and Spanish. She currently serves as North American Director of Operation Embrace, an American and Israeli non-profit. www.operationembrace.org She has three children, Jake, Alex and Charlotte.