BethBeth serves as US Campaigns Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare. In that role, she assures the strategic development and implementation of IFAW’s US projects and campaigns with special emphasis on the U.S. role in ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, and wildlife security issues. Beth is most proud of creating and leading IFAW’s innovative work to look beyond GDP for alternatives that better promote happiness and wellbeing for people, animals and the planet. She is also IFAW’s liaison to the Clinton Global Initiative’s “Elephant Action Network”.
As the U.S. campaign manager, Beth oversaw the strategic development and implementation of IFAW’s US campaigns to protect whales from threats, address global wildlife crime, and protect elephants. She was also the Director of the Caribbean Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders program. She has been quoted on whales in The Washington Post, on wildlife crime in USA Today, and has appeared on CNN, Reuters, Univision, Voice of America, and in the Boston Globe among other media outlets
Beth has a Master of Science in Business Management from Boston University and has worked in animal welfare, conservation and development for over 20 years, for The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, The Peace Corps, and USAID, among other organizations.