Elizabeth Plank is a Senior Editor at Mic, formerly PolicyMic, a leading news and media company for young people, and is a weekly guest for MSNBC's first new web show, Krystal Clear. Her writing has been mentioned in the New York Times, Al-Jazeera, Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, NPR, Alternet, Think Progress, Jezebel, Feministing, MTV.com and on MSNBC. She's also appeared on MSNBC, The Today Show, Al-Jazeera America, Fox News, ABC Fusion, CTV and BBC World.
Through her online activism and creative approach to journalism, Liz has made it her mission to elevate the voices of those who are often not heard. As the creator of many viral campaigns such as #AllMenCan and #WithoutTheWageGapIWould, Liz is eager to work with organizations that both advocate and innovate in the public interest. Offering an original outlook on the world's most unoriginal problems, her specialties include gender advocacy, millennial issues, policy analysis and social media strategy.
Prior to joining Mic, Liz was a research assistant and behavioral science consultant at the London School of Economics. She also built a loyal following through her viral campaign for Change.org and her writing for the Huffington Post.
Liz has a master's degree from the London School of Economics. An avid cyclist, she lives in New York City.more