Brandi Parrish Ellison

Senior Director, Policy and Programs

Brandi has 15 years’ experience and policy expertise in advancing gender equity. As Senior Director of Policy and Programs, Brandi is responsible for leading the development and execution of WREN’s policy and programmatic strategies. She provides strategic direction and leadership to the Policy and Program’s team, contributes to the organization’s strategic plan, identifies funding and visibility opportunities for the organization, and contributes to the overall development and growth of the organization. Brandi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Non Profit Management from Clemson University. As a volunteer, Brandi has been involved in organizations like the South Carolina Think Tank for Women in Elected Office, South Carolina Women’s Caucus and served on the South Carolina League of Women Voters Columbia Chapter Board of Directors. Over the past 7 years Brandi has been a proud co-host of the South Carolina Anita Hill Party and was named one of Columbia’s Top 20 Under 40 in 2010.

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