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Leslie Mcbeth

New York, NY, United States

Development Director

Member since May 21, 2009

Ms. McBeth has a background in non-profit development and communications, with experience in Canada, England, Switzerland and New York City. Before joining the Design Trust in 2006, she worked with the McMaster University Career Center, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Lancaster University Alumni Giving, and Franciscans International, where she coordinated global, multi-lingual fundraising and outreach campaigns. Outside the office, she serves on the advisory board for the Conflux Festival, an annual New York festival for the investigation of everyday urban life through emerging artistic, technological and social practices. Ms. McBeth holds a BA in Art History and English from McMaster University and a Professional Certficate in Arts Administration from New York University.

I am currently the Development Director at the Design Trust for Public Space, a non-profit organization committed through improving New York City's built environment through the creation of public private partnerships.

In addition, I serve on the advisory board for the Conflux Festival, an annual New York festival for the investigation of everyday urban life through emerging artistic, technological and social practices.

Quality of Life = Quality of Design

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I (Heart) Public Space

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design