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Beth Battle Anderson

Executive Director

The Hill Center

Beth brings a track record of national leadership in both education and entrepreneurship to The Hill Center, a pioneering organization based in Durham, NC that offers unique, research-based programs for educators and students that enable students with learning differences to succeed, not just in the classroom, but throughout their lives. From 2007 – 2014, Beth was a senior leader at Teach For America, playing an instrumental role in establishing and building Teach For America’s national development strategy, team, revenues, and relationships through a period of rapid growth. Beth is currently board chair for 4.0 Schools in New Orleans, on the board of Root Cause in Boston, and a member of KIPP Eastern North Carolina’s Durham advisory board.

Prior to joining Teach For America, Beth was on the faculty at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where she was a lecturer and the co-founder and managing director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, a research and education center dedicated to promoting the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise. While at Duke, she co-authored several papers, case studies, and presentations focused on strategies for scaling social impact. Previously, she was a research associate at Stanford’s Center for Social Innovation and a summer associate at McKinsey & Company. Her professional experience in the nonprofit sector includes working within the grassroots U.S. Olympic Movement and with an outdoor education center for people with disabilities. Beth holds a BA in Classics from Williams College and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.