Bee has worked in nonprofit communications for 20 years, focusing on issues of global health, sustainable agriculture, and the environment.  She recently founded Bee-Advocacy, a consulting practice that advances the mission of nonprofits, foundations and purpose-driven organizations through strategic marketing and communications. Bee previously served as Senior Director, Marketing and Communications for Grameen Foundation, which uses digital technology to connect rural women with vital resources. Previously with Burness Communications, Bee worked closely with a range of clients, including AGRA, and served as speech and op-ed writer for Mr. Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, and then-Chair of AGRA.  She also directed Focus on Land in Africa, a joint project of Landesa and World Resources Institute to elevate awareness of the role of land and natural resource rights for Africa’s development.  She led Social Impact and Corporate Social Responsibility work at Weber Shandwick in Seattle, leading Weber’s work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on agricultural development in Africa. In a prior life, she was a science journalist, contributing to Science Magazine and other publications, and writing museum exhibitions for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Bee earned an MA in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. She has served as a mentor with the Aspen New Voices Fellowship since 2015.