Chicago Fair Trade Board Member & Marketing & Communications Associate
Bethany Collins grew up in Southwest Michigan and moved to Chicago to study Communication at Loyola University. Since then, she has pursued a career in communications and development for various nonprofit organizations, and hopes to devote her life’s work to social justice. Bethany is passionate about Fair Trade
because it is a powerful vehicle to advance workers’ rights, particularly for women, and because it inspires awareness and connection in everyday interactions with our global economy. She joined the board of Chicago Fair Trade in 2017 and currently serves as Secretary. In her free time, Bethany enjoys practicing yoga, exploring Chicago’s neighborhoods in search of art galleries and fair trade coffee shops, and traveling the world as much as life allows.