Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung oversees the Opportunity Youth Initiative at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, working with partners in New Orleans and Los Angeles to ensure that young people have the opportunities and supports needed to find careers that lead to economic stability and financial freedom. In her time at the Foundation, she has overseen a multitude of portfolios, where she also developed a grant portfolio seeking a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. Cheung has also worked as a program analyst at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in the Children, Families, and Communities Program. Prior to her time in philanthropy, Cheung worked at California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office, where she oversaw the Medi-Cal budget, with a special emphasis on issues concerning the aged, blind and disabled. Cheung received her Master of Public Policy from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development, and a double bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies and public policy from the University of California, Los Angeles.