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Beth Myers is a long time activist that has inspired people around the United States and the globe to take action to better their lives, their communities, and the world. Beth joined STITCH as the executive director in January of 2004. She brings a wealth of political experience, a strong background in organizational development and a dedication to community organizing. Over the past two years, STITCH has educated over a thousand diverse women in North America and hundreds female unionists in Central America to support their struggle for economic justice. In addition to beginning the production of a ground breaking training curriculum in Central America, during her tenure at STITCH the organization published a fully bi-lingual book on women’s experiences with international trade that was read on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Prior to coming to STITCH, Beth was the Director of Outreach and Membership at the Women’s Edge Coalition. At the Women’s Edge Coalition, Beth trained hundreds of activist on globalization, the World Trade Organization, the Free Trade Area of the Americas, as well as advocacy and community organizing techniques. Ms. Myers built the membership department at the Women’s Edge Coalition from 40 members to over 8,000 in four years. Beth has also worked for Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, the National Organization for Women, and former Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey.
In addition to her work at STITCH, Ms. Myers currently serves as chair of the Board of Directors of US/LEAP (The U.S. Labor and Education in the Americas Project).
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006