Who : Our People : Board of Directors

Beth Keck


Ms. Keck has an extensive background in international business and corporate social responsibility. Currently, she is Practitioner-in-Residence of China Studies at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Previously, Ms. Keck was a Senior Director at Walmart where she led Walmart’s $100 million Women’s Economic Empowerment commitment to train one million women on farms and in the workforce. She also initiated the company’s sustainable agriculture initiative. Before joining Walmart in 2004, Ms. Keck was based in China with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and The Boeing Company. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee on US-China Relations. Ms. Keck holds a master’s from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and bachelor’s in journalism from The University of Missouri School of Journalism.