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Carsen Beckwith

Carsen Beckwith

Program Associate

Carsen (he/him/his or they/them/theirs) is the Program Associate for the Fund for Resilience, Equity, and Engagement at AIDS United. Carsen comes from a professional background in public health, community engagement, and advocacy for transgender and gender non-confirming populations. Aside from his role at AIDS United, Carsen serves as a steering committee member for the Trans Legal Advocates of Washington (TransLAW), working to increase funding for life-saving name and gender change clinics in the DMV area.

Carsen is a graduate of American University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in International Relations. With a focus in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture, they strove to learn about and cultivate inclusive atmospheres in all advocacy spaces, from healthcare to global policy. Through this degree, Carsen developed his passion for bolstering services for underserved communities, and now aims to create space and power for these populations wherever possible.

In their free time, Carsen likes to cook, pretend he’s good at singing Broadway musicals, and spoil their cat, Riggins.

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