- Founded Education International providing educational, tutoring, and home stay opportunities for Latin American middle and high school students preparing for college in the US.
- Serves on the Board of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and formerly of Chestnut Hill Academy, the Independent Seaport Museum, and the Chestnut Hill Hospital.
Elizabeth S. Longstreth
Executive Director, Vincera Foundation and Edcamp Board Member
Betsy Longstreth is the Executive Director of Vincera Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic arm of Vincera Institute, a fully integrated sports medicine facility. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the health of the community through research, education and youth development. She joined The Edcamp Foundation board in 2015, as a longtime advocate of professional development and learning in the academic arena.
Betsy has many years of experience in the non-profit world with a specific focus on health, education and community outreach. She has been involved at the international and local level in the areas of education and health as a member of the Peace Corps working in rural Colombia. Subsequently she held the position of Assistant to the President of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania working closely with the Board of Directors and Administration in developing new clinical programs and outreach. Moving for two years to Panama with her husband, she worked in community development with local services providing education and family planning services to the urban underserved.
Betsy then went on to Chestnut Hill Academy, an independent school in Philadelphia to teach Latin and Spanish at the middle and high school levels and then served as its Director of Institutional Advancement until 2012. Throughout her various careers and philanthropic roles she has been dedicated to advancing professional development as critical to effective program delivery.
Betsy received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College. She and her husband, Peter, are the proud parents of three children and nine grandchildren.