Vice President for Program Impact & Strategy
Bethsy is the Vice President of Program Impact Strategy in Hispanic Federation. He has a history of developing advocacy strategies and programs that engage communities and their leaders at the national level. While Ms. Morales-Reid has a background in public health and helps develop health policy priorities for HF, she leads teams that impact the community through programs that address health, immigration, education, and the economic empowerment. Prior to the Hispanic Federation, Ms. Morales-Reid directed several programs within the Research and Evaluation Department of the Latino Commission on AIDS. Bethsy is an experienced trainer/facilitator and has extensive experience working with non-traditional partners, type 2 diabetes, HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, advocacy, program design and evaluation, curriculum development, coalition building, and capacity building. She has been published in the AIDS Education and Prevention Journal for her work on behavioral interventions. Bethsy has also consulted for UNAIDS, the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work and the International Rescue Committee. Bethsy is a native New Yorker who received her BA in Political Science from Fordham University and her MA in International Affairs from the New School University. Ms. Morales-Reid has worked her entire professional life as a passionate advocate for social and economic justice, which is critical to combating the social barriers that affect public health in our diverse communities through public education, advocacy, and greater visibility.