Brenna Parker

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Brenna is a communications and digital professional based in Washington, DC.  She has managed social media for Families Belong Together and the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Previously, she worked as Deputy Director of Outreach for David Blair, candidate for Montgomery County Executive in Maryland, and managed digital for Dr. Jill Biden's College Promise Campaign.  

The subject of community is rooted at the center of her work. Brenna has filmed student veterans to break down the stigma of “the broken veteran” in an effort to shed light on PTSD. She has traveled to West Africa to interview parents in Ghana on education access for children. She developed student engagement strategy plans for higher education institutions to build stronger relationships with first-generation African American, Latino American, and Native American college students. She's collaborated on projects around free speech on college campuses for organizations such as the Newseum Institute, Knight Foundation, and Poynter Institute. 

Brenna is a youth member to the U.S. National Commission to UNESCO and is passionate about mentorship and improving access to higher education. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Public Relations and Visual Journalism.