Beth Buccini is Co-Founder and Co-Chairwoman of the DDX3X Foundation. One of Beth’s daughters was the first child diagnosed with DDX3X Syndrome in the United States in 2014. In 2015, Beth launched the DDX3X Foundation with fellow DDX3X mother, Liz Berger, in hopes of finding a cure for DDX3X Syndrome. The organization’s mission is to support research, education, and treatment programs focused on DDX3X Syndrome.
Beth is also the founder and owner of Kirna Zabête, a multi-brand women’s designer fashion store with four locations in Soho, New York; Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; East Hampton, New York; and Palm Beach, Florida; and e-commerce site kirnazabete.com. Prior to launching Kirna Zabête in the fall of 1999, Beth worked as an Assistant Fashion Editor at Mirabella Magazine and as the Fashion Editor at New York Magazine. She was born and raised in Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in Art History and French Literature. She currently resides in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with her husband and four children.