Betsy Gardner is currently an intern with Sport in Society for the spring of 2013. She graduated from Boston University in 2010 with a BA in Art History and a concentration in Art Education. As the middle of five children, Betsy grew up participating in both informal and formal team sports. In college she played for the Boston University women’s rugby team, and coached rugby in Charlestown through the Citizen Schools program.
Originally from Worcester, MA, Betsy has worked for several non profit programs, most notably spending nine years with the Worcester Partnership Program, a summer education program for inner city students. She also initiated an independent research project with the Worcester Police Gang Unit during her junior year at Boston University. Betsy is currently the curriculum coordinator and co-teacher for the after school program at the Kingsley Montessori School in Boston.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela