Elise Lowe is an adoption professional with a passion for working with children that enter their families through adoption, and their parents. Over more than nine years in the field she has held various roles, from directing international adoption programs to supporting families that have adopted through the foster care system. During her career, she has also traveled internationally, visiting orphanages in several countries. Elise has a passion for mobilizing families and their communities to compassionately and competently support individuals that have been adopted or await permanency. Elise lives in the Washington, D.C., area.