Betsy is President of Breakthrough Strategies & Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm that focuses on catalytic initiatives, philanthropy, leadership programs and advocacy to address climate change. She has more than three decades of leadership experience, including as Executive Director of the Merck Family Fund, Deputy Director for the nation’s largest arms control political action committee, Vice Chair of the Environmental Grantmakers Association, President of the Center for a New American Dream and Chair of the 350.org Action Fund.
Betsy specializes in high impact philanthropy and results-oriented strategic initiatives. She has worked on clean energy issues since the late 1970s. She is co-author of Sustainable Planet: Solutions for the 21st Century and author of What Kids Really Want That Money Can’t Buy.