As communications consultant, Betsy collaborates with the DC Action for Children team on writing, editing, and communications planning. A mission-driven storyteller, Betsy creates clear and compelling communications to help
shape fair and equitable public policy for all of DC's children and youth to grow up safe, resilient, powerful, and heard.
Betsy is a writer, editor, and writing coach who works with nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and government agencies to enable them to communicate effectively with the right audiences. While many of her clients serve children, youth, and families and focus on education, Betsy also has expertise in writing for organizations that work in health, housing, human
services, the arts, philanthropy, military service, science, and medicine.
Before launching her consulting practice, Betsy served as communications officer for the Meyer Foundation, where she created, wrote, and edited a monthly e-newsletter and wrote award-winning annual reports and web copy. Previously,
she served as senior editor for BoardSource, where she wrote and edited content to strengthen nonprofit boards of directors.
Betsy earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the College of William and Mary.
Betsy also hosts a podcast, writes two blogs, and interviews people to write their personal histories. She is active in her community and enjoys sharing her love of reading and writing with young people.