Bethany is a cross-sector leader whose career has spanned the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. She currently serves as President of the America SCORES national network and CEO of DC SCORES, award-winning soccer-for-youth development nonprofits. Under her leadership, America SCORES has become known as a national youth sports leader and DC SCORES has increased the number of children served by 71%, while youth outcomes held steady or improved. Bethany has won multiple awards for social impact and nonprofit management, including Center for Nonprofit Advancement Award for Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (2018); Washington Business Journal nonprofit ED of the year (2017); an Echoing Green Fellowship for social entrepreneurs (2009). As a White House Fellow, Bethany helped scope President Obama's public-private partnership My Brother's Keeper. Previously, Bethany was an intellectual property litigator at litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel and a member of the 5-person team that helped the City of New York government transition into the Internet era under then-Mayor Giuliani. Bethany has a JD from Harvard Law and both an MA and BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She is on the Sports & Entertainment Impact Certificate faculty, taught in George Mason University’s social innovation graduate degree program, and regularly speaks and publishes on youth development, nonprofit management, and social innovation.
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