Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow is President and CEO of The Oliver Group, Inc., a DC-based public policy and communications consulting company, which focuses on sustainability, education, and health. She is the former President, CEO and Founder of a public relations and management consulting company with government, corporate and entertainment clients.
Oliver-Farrow’s passionate advocacy for Latino Youth and the Hispanic business community has garnered her numerous awards, including: 2011 Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) Magazine “50 Women of Influence and Power,” 2009 Service Award, Hispanic College Fund, 2009 Latina Lideres, National Puerto Rican Coalition, 2006 Hispanic Visionary, New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2005 “100” Top Latinas, Hispanic Magazine, 2002 International Leadership Award, Mexican American Chamber of Commerce, 2000 Reconocimiento, III Gran Encuentro ADME, Dominican Republic, 1996 Women in Leadership, Wal-Mart, 1996 Businesswoman of the Year, US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and 1993 Blue Chip Award, US Chamber of Commerce.
Oliver-Farrow is a Board Member of CareFirst, Inc., serves on its’ Executive, Governance, and Mission Oversight Committee, Chairs the Service and Quality Oversight Committee and is a director on the affiliate board, Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc. She serves on the board of Hispanic Communications Network, a pioneer of Spanish-language communications with culturally relevant programming on health care, science, technology and financial literacy and Chairs its Governance Committee. She is Chair Emeritus of the NEA Foundation, Hispanic College Fund, and Ex-Officio Board Chair of the DC Chamber of Commerce.
From 2000-2006, Oliver-Farrow was elected to the board of the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and was only the second woman, in the organization’s history since 1979, to be elected Chair in 2000 during which time she was an invited speaker to the 22 top US Hispanic markets, including Puerto Rico; Mexico, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Spain.
Oliver-Farrow is a member of the International Women’s Forum, Leadership Washington, US Green Building Council of the National Capital Region, and DC Chamber of Commerce. She is listed in Who’s Who in America since 1997 and Who's Who of American Women since 1983.
As a passionate advocate for our Latino youth, I am inspired to work with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to help them achieve the American dream of higher education and economic success, enabling them to strengthen our communities, our National security and our global competitiveness.