Liza Boffen is the first Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and CEO of the IITB Development and Relations Foundation, in Mumbai, India. Prior to that Liza was the Vice President for Advancement at Franklin University Switzerland.
She was the first Senior Director of International Alumni Programs and Development at George Washington University, as well as the first Director of the Development Office at SingHealth. Prior to joining SingHealth, Liza was the youngest Dean for Undergraduate Programs at the Center for American Education, Singapore. She previously served as the Associate Director, Development at the National University of Singapore. She has over 18 years of advancement experience with a range of charitable organizations, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, USA Girl Scouts-Singapore, Girl Scouts of Sycamore Council, Purdue University, Trinity (Washington) University and Historic Prophetstown.
Liza is a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts and served on the USAGSO-Singapore Overseas Executive Committee for five years as well as lead Daisy, Brownie and Junior troops. She oversaw PA training for 4 years, coordinated Day Camp in 2009 and 2011 and Overnight Camp in 2010 and 2011. She was also on the Board and Executive Committee of the (former) Girl Scouts of Sycamore Council which is now part of the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana. She is a Gold and Silver Award recipient and was a girl member in five councils around the world.
Liza graduated from Trinity Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in History and International Relations and completed a Master of Arts in Teaching at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. She is ABD for her Ph.D. at Purdue University.