Betsy Richards
Creative Fellow | Opportunity Agenda

Betsy Theobald Richards is the Creative Fellow at The Opportunity Agenda, a progressive policy and communications organization in New York City. She serves as the thought leader for the organization's work at the intersection of arts & social justice. Formerly she was a Program Officer at the Ford Foundation where she focused on Indigenous and place-based cultural communities. For the past twenty-five years, Betsy, who is also a theater artist and producer, has focused on advancing Native American and other under-served voices in the arts. She is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.