Betsy Gardner

Betsy Gardner is the Assistant Director of Training at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society. She graduated from Boston University in 2010 with a BA in Art History and a concentration in Art Education. She is currently in her final semester of the Masters in Urban and Regional Policy program at Northeastern University.

Betsy’s professional background is rooted in facilitation and training on issues of social justice and conflict resolution. Her teaching experience ranges from leading alternative youth education programs to teaching university courses as an adjunct professor. She has also held several administrative roles in both non-profits and the private sector.

She has coordinated and conducted trainings for a number of different groups, including: administrators in higher education, a number of Major League Baseball teams, franchise executives, the Boston Scholar Athletes Program staff, and military and police members. Her diverse experiences, blended with a creative arts background and training as a Massachusetts-recognized mediator, make her a unique and engaging facilitator.