Interim Director of the Women’s Business Center
Bethlehem “Betty” Aynalem is the new Interim Director of the DC Women’s Business Center at NCRC. Bethlehem has extensive experience in the nonprofit, economic justice field and has formerly served the NAACP Economic Department and the American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU). Bethlehem has built a career leading sustainable initiatives that provide pathways and pipelines for low- and moderate-income families, women, youth and other historically disenfranchised communities to access wealth-building programs and resources. Bethlehem received her Masters from the University of San Francisco in Education with a concentration in Organization and Leadership and serves with a transformative lens geared at creating and upholding, ongoing progress and change.