Eliza Byard ’86

eliza-byardDr. Eliza Byard is the executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Educational Network (GLSEN), a national organization working to ensure safe schools for all students.

“The good news is that when you make the case well, carry the message in a way people can hear, and are willing to meet them where they are, they are willing to respond. There is significant common ground. Everywhere, people care about the well-being of young people and want them to succeed.”

— quoted in “Messages,” Milton Magazine, Spring 2012