As co-founder and co-facilitator of the Racial Equity Leaders Learning Circle, Brianna developed the curriculum and facilitates a 10-month cohort for nonprofit senior leaders seeking to dig deeply into the personal side of leadership on racial equity and implement new practices to improve their organizations.
Prior to her coaching and consulting work, Brianna’s career focused on fundraising and communications in social justice organizations including GLAD (GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders) where she is currently Director of Development at the 40-year-old impact litigation organization. As Director of Development and Communications at Trinity Boston Connects, she led public-facing strategies for the organization’s work to unlock opportunity for youth of color in Boston. As Development Manager for StreetSafe Boston at The Boston Foundation, Brianna led fundraising for a gang violence intervention strategy aimed at reducing homicide amongst the most active gangs in the city and, through counseling and job training, providing young people a way up and a way out.Brianna has served as a volunteer or board member for organizations including the One Love Foundation, GLAD, the Ms. Foundation, the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund, Coro Allegro and InnerCity Weightlifting. She holds a BA in Women’s Studies from the Ohio State University. She is a proud Midwesterner who descends from a country music singer/songwriter and an opera conductor. She lives in Dorchester, MA with her husband Sean.