Vic Gomez Betancourt
Vic Gómez Betancourt (they/them) first joined Cultivando as a communications and development consultant starting in January 2023. In June 2023, they joined the staff as Sustainability Officer and have as primary functions funder and donor relations as well as media and branding support. Vic leverages 20 years of resource mobilization at the grassroots level and trust building with funding partners, along with unapologetic storytelling centering impacted voices. They have a bachelor’s in anthropology from the University of Colorado Denver and a master’s in nonprofit management from Regis University. Vic is a Transformative Leadership for Change 2019 Fellow, a 2015 Regis University Affiliate Faculty, and a 2014 Mayoral Appointee for the Denver Women’s Commission. Their grassroots leadership includes professional, volunteer, public office, and board roles with efforts focusing on environmental health, liberatory leadership, economic justice, gender justice, im/migrant justice, human rights, education, worker’s rights, and reproductive justice.
As a political creative, gender migrant, disabled, queer feminista uplifting the struggles of the Caribbean diaspora, Vic is one of Colorado’s abortion storytellers, spoken word performers, and visual artists committed to stigma busting.