Lizbeth Williams is a Southern California Native and young environmentalist. Her passion for the environment began at the age of 16 as the first-ever chair of the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) for Outward Bound Adventures (OBA) in Pasadena, CA, where she was led a group of teens involved in community projects concerning the environment.
Since then, Lizbeth she has taken numerous OBA trips to local mountains and introduced hundreds of underprivileged youth to the outdoors. Her passion to care for the environment and reconnect children to nature continues through her participation in the Natural Leaders Network.
Working with several of her community’s nonprofits she continues to introduce youth and their families to the wonders of nature. Community gardens and habit restoration are a couple of the many tools she uses to cultivate the next generation of conservationists leaders. Her work has been highlighted in the book “Power of One, Pasadena Shaping our Community,” published in 2001.