Brittany Morgan (she/ella) joined The Rockefeller Foundation in June 2021 as Senior Associate, Place-Based Investment on the Equity and Economic Opportunity team, where she leads place-based grantmaking for 7 of the cities in the Foundation’s Rockefeller Opportunity Collective. A seasoned non-profit and economic development professional, she brings a decade of experience working in diverse roles in program management and research, spanning the health, education, and workforce sectors.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Brittany worked at the University of Chicago Inclusive Economy Lab and built a research-practice partnership with the City Colleges to deepen data-driven investments in first-generation student success. Before then, Brittany spent 6 years at Feeding America managing place-based food insecurity research across 60 food banks and 100 local pantries, kitchens, and shelters throughout the U.S.
Brittany is ardently passionate about economic parity, social justice, and wellbeing. A Cuban-American originally from Miami, she has lived in Chicago for 13 years. Brittany holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago in international studies with a minor in human rights, and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.