Brigette is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Caring Volunteers Network-CAVNET. She joined CAVNET as a team member in 2016. Brigette earned a Masters in Public Administration- Development Practice from Columbia University in New York City and B. A. in Political Science from Howard University in Washington D.C. As a McNair Scholar, she published a thesis entitled Resolving Issues of Conflict Countries Through Constitutions: South Africa and Afghanistan.
She has also had experience working for the U.S. Department of State for the Bureau of Southern African Affairs. Upon completing her undergraduate degree, she taught primary and middle school children in Ghana as well as analyzed some of the economic factors stunting the country’s development. Currently, Brigette is pursuing a master’s degree in Development Practice at Columbia University.
She is particularly interested in sustainable infrastructure and housing, renewable energy, agriculture, water management, and rural development.