Elizabeth Rojas Levi

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University of Florida, BA in Economics


Director of Public Affairs, Americas Region, Alcatel-Lucent, overseeing corporate image & branding, government relations, and policy advocacy




Elizabeth is the Director of Public Affairs for Alcatel-Lucent, a global telecommunications infrastructure company and industry R&D leader through its Bell Labs facilities. In this role, she oversees regulatory and legislative advocacy efforts and manages the corporate innovation and sustainability brand growth across the Americas Region to include the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Ms. Rojas also serves as a private sector appointee to the U.S. Department of State International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC).

She formerly served as the Deputy Director of Federal Affairs and Executive Branch Liaison for Governor Rick Scott. As an advocate for women in leadership, Rojas serves as a Founding Member and Co-chair of the Fundraising Committee for RightNOW Women PAC, a volunteer group that seeks to increase the number of qualified Republican women elected to federal office. Rojas graduated summa cum laude with a dual degree in Economics and Political Science and a minor in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida.

Why is it important that at this particular point in time, right-of-center youth become involved publicly, whether in politics, media, their communities, or in other capacities?

As Millennials, we are the most diverse, informed and digitally connected generation. We are also the largest generation, representing one-third of the total population in the United State, which means that no other generation at this point in time has had the access to technology and virtual networks like we do. It also means that our voice is much louder and powerful than any other generation in history. Our impact in the political and policy-making process is louder and direct. And opportunity equals responsibility. We are responsible to act and spread right-of-center values to solve the most complex problems our country currently faces. We’ve had to overcome incredibly tough economic times and it is in our hands to change the future on our country.

What must elected officials and others in positions of leadership do to make a right-of-center message resonate with the Millennial generation?

Millennials are a hyper-educated generation with massive access to information and multiple university degrees. We rely on facts, figures, and metrics and we have a hard time trusting our elected officials, especially those that fail to engage and listen.

Effective leaders and elected officials must learn to listen and build a trusted network of conservatives by staying true to our core values of economic growth, individual responsibility, and opportunity for all. Engaging and listening are paramount to resonate with Millennials.

I think elected officials and leaders should show up and interact with their communities; listen to Millennials, as we are inherently agents of change; and stay true to their core values.

Where would you like to see the conservative movement in 10 years — and how can it get there?

In 10 years, I would like to see a “F-L-A-T Thinking” conservative movement. A movement designed FOR all, a movement that LISTENS, a movement that engages all Americans to take ACTION, and a movement that builds and promotes a TRUSTED network of conservatives. I would like to see a credible, 21st century conservative movement that reflects the diversity and reality of our country.

This movement would stay true to the core values of economic growth, individual responsibility, and opportunities for all, and seek pragmatic solutions to complex problems. It would not split its strategy according to the targeted groups (such as Hispanics, women, youth) but rather it would encompass an inclusive and diverse movement that provides the tools to empower all Americans.

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