Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2009

Check out this video of Elizabeth's work:

    This description of Elizabeth Hausler Strand's work was prepared when Elizabeth Hausler Strand was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
    Introduction
    Recognizing that earthquakes don’t kill people, but building collapse does, Elizabeth Hausler Strand is changing practices of home building in earthquake-prone regions to engage citizens and set in place new and lasting practices to ensure that earthquake-resistant construction becomes common.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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