beth connolly

Beth Connolly

Beth Connolly is Manager of Development and Communications at the National Organization of Italian American Women, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire, empower, and connect women of Italian ancestry through cultural events, scholarships, and membership. Beth is a digital marketing specialist with expertise in social media strategy, website content development, and blogging for business growth. Writing and building community are her passions.

Beth graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College in 2010 with an Italian and English joint major and was inducted into the Italian Honor Society. She has studied, lived, and worked in Florence and in Parma. In her free time she enjoys urban gardening, travel blogging, bicycling, photography, and yoga. You can connect with Beth on Twitter, instagram, and LinkedIn.
The store is a feast for the senses, with displays of dresses, sunglasses, jewelry, shoes, food products and more. Photo: ACV Photography

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