As Executive Director, Beth Lynch oversees the MBF's operations,
grantmaking, and strategic development activities.
Lynch first joined the MBF staff in 2000, serving first as Grants
Administrator and then as Grants Manager until 2004. Prior coming
to the MBF, Lynch worked as a Program Associate at the
Eurasia Foundation, where she made grants to promote economic and
democratic reform in the former Soviet Union. She also served as a
Herbert Scoville, Jr. Peace Fellow at the Natural Resources Defense
Council in Washington, D.C., where she researched civilian nuclear
spent fuel reprocessing in Eastern Europe.
Lynch currently serves as a trustee to the National Conference
of Bar Foundations.
She earned a bachelor's degree at Mount Holyoke College in South
Hadley and a master's degree from Columbia University in New York,