Elizabeth Kinta Gomez is a diligent and passionate young lady of 27 years old, a born and raised Catholic. She is more passionate about women empowerment through skills development, girls’ education, early marriage, and teenage pregnancy advocacy and Women in Peace Building. She is a Women’s right activist and aspires to be a UN Peace builder as part of the few women in the peace building field in The Gambia.
Graduating as the Head Girl of St. Joseph’s Senior Secondary School In 2013, She pursued a Diploma course in Automotive Engineering at The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) were she served as the First Female President of the Students’ Union (33rd Executive Council). She also served as the Vice President of The National Union of Gambia Students (NUGS) from 2017-2018. She is dedicated and focuses as she excels in everything that comes her way. She is young and intelligent, bold and smart lady.
In 2018, Elizabeth was awarded the Voice of the Youth Coach of the year as she led her team to victory during the first edition of VOTY Gambia. Elizabeth served as the Continental Secretary of The Pan African Female Youth Leaders (PANAFYL) a non-profit organization formed by a coalition of young female progressives across the African continent aiming at ending all forms of violence against women and children were she is a co- founder.
Elizabeth served as the project manager of the social change factory in The Gambia and worked on the voice of the youth Gambia’s second edition; a solution based initiative that seeks to provide young people the opportunity to impact their communities.
Elizabeth currently serves as the Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator for Peace Hub The Gambia (PHTG), a peace building and social cohesion organization that seeks to create a conducive platform for youths in peacebuilding.
She is trained on women peace and security, youth peace and security, social cohesion and Sexual and Gender based violence.