Dr. Elizabeth Sahagún (she/her)

Born in California and am rooted from Jalisco, Mexico.

First in family to earn bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and doctorate.

Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in psychology from the University of California, Davis; Master of Science (MS) degree in behavioral neuroscience from Purdue University; Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in neuroscience & behavior from Purdue University.

Neuroscience & behavior researcher, founder of ALL IN Ice Fest, and adventure dog mom to a cattle dog puppy.

Mountain athlete for Deuter and Scarpa and my most notable climbs are Mt. Rainier (Tahoma), Mt. Baker (Koma Kulshan), Pico de Orizaba (Citlatepetl), Iztaccihuatl, and Grand Teton.

I love música ranchera and 2000s throwback music.

Apprentice single pitch climbing instructor (PCIA). Apprentice alpine guide (AMGA). Wilderness First Responder. Avalanche Training (AIARE Level 1 and Rescue).


  • Improve the health and quality of life of people that are historically marginalized.
  • Advance as a mountain athlete and continue being a role model.
  • Continue being a leader that creates spaces where people can feel safe, seen, and supported.
  • Build a house in Mexico to host family and friends, and share the joys I grew up with.