Bethany views travel as an opportunity for deep cultural learning and exploration and is known for creating fun and meaningful moments within her traveling community. Based in Northeast Ohio as Senior Development Officer for MEDA, Bethany is an avid and organized international traveler, previously leading groups to Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Tanzania, and Myanmar. In her 16th year of professional fundraising, she promises to not pitch MEDA on the trip but is happy to share travel stories and organizational insights if asked. Bethany earned her MBA in leadership from Goshen College and in addition to personal and professional travel, she can be found growing and arranging flowers, learning about personal development through enneagram, reading, learning to rest, and dreaming up her next adventure.


2023 Tulip Time Cruise

Spring is a time of hope, new life, growth, the promise of Easter, and the beautiful becoming after surviving a long winter. This cruise is an opportunity to take in the beauty of the Dutch blooms after a particularly trying season in our world. Relax and reflect on what it looks like to cultivate beauty in your own life. Let go of the heaviness and breathe in the promise of Spring. Make this journey what you need it to be as you heal, learn and have fun.  Tour host Bethany Nussbaum is a Senior Development Officer with MEDA. She is an avid international traveller who has led groups to Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Tanzania, and Myanmar. She is also an enneagram coach and provides coaching for deeper individual growth available on request.