Brittany worked for three years at the Social Science Research Council in New York – first as Fellowships Assistant and then as Program Assistant for Asia and the Pacific at the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF). At CPPF, Brittany supported programming that brings crucial information and analysis on peace and security issues from the field and the academy to senior policymakers in the United Nations. In 2005, Brittany was the co-coordinator for an international conference on conflict prevention at the United Nations. In 2006 she was awarded a Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship to conduct six months of research in rural India on girl child rights initiatives.
This past summer, Brittany interned at the U.S. State Department in the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization where she contributed to a lessons learned project on the State Department’s stability operation in the wake of political unrest in Kyrgyzstan in 2010. A native of New York, Brittany speaks intermediate French and has basic knowledge of Urdu.