Betsy Teutsch is passionate about mobilizing resources for the world’s poorest women. She is a blogger, columnist, community organizer and eco-activist. In addition to being a Judaica artist, she served as Communications Director of GreenMicrofinance, promoting affordable paths out of rural poverty. She is a founding Board Member of the award-winning Shining Hope for Communities and the Kibera School for Girls. Teutsch launched three local chapters of Dining For Women, a national network of giving circles supporting women’s grassroots initiatives. Teutsch contributed extensively, based on research from her book, to the Atlantic’s series What Works: Straightforward Solutions to Complex Problems.
Grade Range: 4-7
Curriculum: History, Civics, Social Studies
Tags: Women’s History, community, poverty