Elizabeth in Vienna, 2015
Elizabeth Titus has been a journalist, an English teacher, an advertising executive, a communications director and speechwriter (15 years at American Express) and a freelance writer and communications consultant. She has a BA in English (Skidmore), an MA in English (University of Pennsylvania), and an MBA (Wharton). She lives in a 1930s colony formed by socialists in Connecticut (see “Weston’s Socialist Summer Camp” under Print Articles) as well as on the Upper West Side in New York City (“Duchamp’s Crash Pad”). She has published articles with the Weston Magazine Group, Westport News (Hearst), Ms. Magazine.com, MORE.com (Meredith), Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Narrative, The Humanist, Talking Writing, Women’s Voices Now, Full Grown People, The Intima: Columbia University Medical School’s Journal of Narrative Medicine, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
She has worked with a variety of clients as a marketing communications consultant, including Morgan Stanley, Sullivan & Cromwell, Corcoran, the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee, and Donnelley Financial Solutions.
As an active volunteer, she has served as a mentor for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project http://www.awwproject.org. She has completed several probono projects with PennPAC http://www.pennpac.org, a skills-based, volunteer consulting group, made up of graduates of the various schools at the University of Pennsylvania, and for Taproot Foundation. She also volunteers for Meenakshi Foundation, dedicated to educating girls in South India, and wrote copy for the nonprofit’s website.
Travel is her passion, and she has recently been to Cuba, Africa, Russia, India, Morocco, and many European capitals. She sometimes writes about her travels (“Team Dorothy”).