Liz Forkin Bohannon graduated from the University of Missouri with a Master’s degree in Journalism. In 2008, she moved to Uganda to assist in the communications efforts for a youth development organization based in Kampala. While there, Liz started Sseko Designs, a not-just-for profit company that provides employment and entrepreneurial training to women in East Africa. She now splits her time between Uganda and Portland, Oregon, where she and her husband Ben run Sseko Designs. She is passionate about social justice, compassionate consumerism and believes that empowering women is a fundamental piece of working towards a more just and peaceful world.