CSE

Center for Social Entrepreneurship

at Middlebury

Becky Castle ’91

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Becky currently works as the Managing Partner at Development Vision. As a fundraising executive and consultant, she has helped organizations to design programs, develop and implement fundraising plans and create strategic partnerships.Her focus on sustainable agriculture, HIV/AIDs education and prevention, disease eradication, human resources for health, child survival and water and sanitation offer our clients a diverse perspective. In a volunteer capacity, Becky served as President of the National Middlebury College Alumni Association from 2000-2002 and supports the fundraising efforts at her daughters’ schools. She has spearheaded a number of “grassroots” projects where she sees a pressing need, including a successful effort to secure a kidney transplant for a young El Salvadorian woman. She helps promote her husband’s independently-produced feature films and enjoys hiking and skiing with her family in the mountains near Los Angeles.

In her immediate past position, Becky served as Executive Director of EARTH University Foundation. Prior to joining EARTH, Becky worked at The Carter Center, first as Program Officer in the Latin American and Caribbean Program and then as Senior Associate Director of Development for the Center’s Peace Programs. In these varied positions, she developed and executed fundraising strategies for all types of donors, led teams, developed boards and organized conferences with heads of states, CEOs and policy makers. Over the years her work has led to significant increases in major individual donor bases, first-time and recurring grants from USAID and other donor constituencies, and effective election observation missions of up to 70 members to Latin America. Becky received an MBA from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University and a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College in Vermont. In 1993, she studied in Costa Rica for a year through a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship.

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