Brittany is originally from Orange County, Virginia. She graduated in 2018 from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. Prior to her undergraduate studies, Brittany completed two years of service with AmeriCorps. For one of her years of service, she taught English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), led citizenship clinics, and served as a legal interpreter for the New American Integration Program. She has also interned with the Boston City Council.
She has conducted field research in Cuba three times on politics and Afro-Cuban culture and wrote an undergraduate honors thesis entitled, “The Creation of a Caribbean Identity: A Comparative Analysis of How Government Has Shaped Black Identity in the Greater Antilles.” Most recently, Brittany was awarded the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. As a 2018 Rangel Fellow, she has completed two 10-week fellowships in the Office of Representative Karen Bass and U.S. Embassy Lima. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science of Foreign Service (MSFS) concentrating in Global Politics and Security. While at Georgetown, Brittany has worked as Center for Latin American Studies fellow and currently works as a graduate assistant in the new Office of Student Equity and Inclusion. After graduation, Brittany will join the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer.
"I chose the MSFS program because of the program’s history of producing top practitioners in the field of foreign service. Additionally, the academic rigor of the program will help me build practical skills that are relevant to my future career.”