Assistant Vice President for Programs, The Hispanic Federation
Bethsy helps develop and design HF programs and impact strategy and health policy priorities at the national level. Ms. Morales-Reid has a public health background and a track record of developing healthy living programs and health advocacy strategies that engage communities and their leaders. Prior to the Hispanic Federation, Ms. Morales-Reid led various programs within the Research and Evaluation Department at the Latino Commission on AIDS. Bethsy is an experienced trainer/facilitator and has vast experience in working with non-traditional partners on 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, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Work, and the International Rescue Committee. Bethsy is a native New Yorker who received her BA in political science at Fordham University and her MA in international affairs at the New School University. Ms. Morales-Reid has worked her entire professional life as a passionate advocate for social and economic justice, which is fundamental to combating societal barriers impacting public health in communities through public education, advocacy, and increased visibility.