Accomplishments

  • Serves on the Boards of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and Officer of Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative
  • Former member of the Boards of Chestnut Hill Academy, Independent Seaport Museum, and Chestnut Hill Hospital

Board Member

Betsy Longstreth, Board Chair

Executive Director, Vincera Foundation

Betsy has many years of experience in the nonprofit 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. She was 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. She spent two years in Panama with her husband working in community development with local services to provide education and family planning services to the urban underserved. Upon returning to the United States, she founded Education International, which provided educational, tutoring, and home stay opportunities for Latin American middle and high-school students preparing for college in the US. Betsy taught Latin and Spanish at Chestnut Hill Academy where she also served as the Director of Institutional Advancement until 2012. Betsy served as the founding Executive Director of Vincera Foundation, the nonprofit philanthropic arm of Vincera Institute, dedicated to improving the health of the community through research, education and youth development. Betsy received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College. She and her husband, Peter, are the proud parents of three children and nine grandchildren. Throughout her various careers, Betsy has been dedicated to advancing professional development as critical to effective program delivery.