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Liezl Van Riper

Liezl Van Riper

Liezl is a fundraising development professional with 16 years of experience in international nonprofits and social enterprises. Before joining myAgro, she served as Kiva’s Director of Business Development, where she was responsible for creating and expanding innovative fundraising and loan-raising partnerships with foundations, corporations, and individuals. Prior to Kiva, Liezl was the Director of Development for KickStart, a social enterprise NGO that enables smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa to significantly increase income through sustainable irrigation. Liezl hails from Southern California and graduated with honors from UC Irvine. She is based in Los Angeles, California.