Brittany Rhodes

Director of Community Engagement, Belle Isle Conservancy, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Brittany Rhodes is the director of community engagement at the Belle Isle Conservancy, the non-profit organization for Belle Isle Park, the largest city-owned island urban park in the United States. In this role, Brittany is responsible for ensuring that Detroit residents feel a strong connection to and ownership of the park during a time of major transformation in the city of Detroit. She is also a mathematics tutor at the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, an after-school academics and boxing program for Detroit students. Brittany is passionate about making connections that stimulate progress in the city of Detroit and inspiring mathematical confidence and aptitude in children of color. She serves on the boards of the Detroit Food Academy and The Connection Network. She earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Spelman College, Georgia, and an M.B.A from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania.


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