Elizabeth Kolar, Ph.D. has been involved with Connect-A-Kid for 4 years as a mentor for the Baltimore team, and now serves as the organization's Program Director. She received her B.S. from Salisbury University, and went on to receive her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Besides Connect-A-Kid, Elizabeth has sat on the Board of Directors of Adoption Links, DC, serving the adult adoptee community in the MD/VA/DC area. Currently, she is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Boston University Medical Center with her research focusing on Type 2 Diabetes. Elizabeth was born in South Korea, raised in Red Lion, PA, and currently lives in Boston, MA.