Bethany is an award-winning social entrepreneur, mompreneur, and blogger. She currently leads DC SCORES, which builds teams through after-school programs for low-income DC youth by instilling self-expression, physical fitness, and a sense of community. Previously, she served as a White House Fellow in the Obama Administration. She also co-owns Grow With Me Tee, an online retail boutique selling products that give families a fun, interactive way to track kids’ growth.
In 2008 Bethany launched City Hall Fellows, an award-winning, nonpartisan, post-college local government service corps (www.cityhallfellows.org), raising over $4M to build it during the recession. To date, City Hall Fellows has trained 92 emerging civic leaders across 3 cities. Previously, Bethany was a trial attorney at international litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel. She also helped build out the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at George Mason University. Bethany began her career serving in NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s administration, helping to drive the city government’s adoption of (the then-brand-new) Internet technology.
Bethany earned her JD at Harvard Law School and both an MA and BA (ΦBK; summa cum laude) at the University of Pennsylvania. She writes and speaks about civic leadership, social entrepreneurship, and intellectual property. She and her husband also blog about the ups and downs of their two-career, two-kid, modern-day life at www.findingourbestselves.com.