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Dr. Brittany Fatoma

Interim Executive Director

Dr. Brittany Fatoma, affectionately known as "Dr. Brit," is a true embodiment of southern grace, originating from the heart of North Carolina. A proud alumna of Oakwood University, a distinguished Historically Black College and University (HBCU), she embarked on her educational journey by earning an undergraduate degree in elementary education. Her pursuit of excellence led her to La Sierra University, where she obtained a master's degree in educational administration and leadership, igniting her fervor for educational advocacy.

With a robust background spanning eight years as an elementary school teacher and teaching methods coach, Dr. Brit brings a wealth of experience to her endeavors. Her unwavering dedication to fostering inclusive learning environments propelled her to pursue a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri, a notable milestone in her illustrious career.

For Dr. Brit, students always take precedence, underscoring the importance of a diverse cadre of dynamic educators. At the core of her philosophy lies a belief in community collaboration, as she endeavors to cultivate safe and equitable spaces for all, with a particular emphasis on supporting Black and Brown individuals. Beyond her professional pursuits, Brittany finds solace in nurturing her garden, supporting birthing individuals as a perinatal doula, and cherishing moments spent with her family and friends.

Her rallying cry echoes with passion: "Let’s persevere in our mission to empower individuals to harness their innate potential and leverage it for meaningful societal transformation."

Brittany Fatoma
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