Brittany Schulman, Director of Indigenous Knowledge & Power Building Networks

Native Americans in Philanthropy Team Member Allie Young

Brittany Schulman (Waccamaw Siouan), Director of Indigenous Knowledge & Power Building Networks

Brittany Schulman is an enrolled citizen of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe and grew up in rural North Carolina. As a traditional storyteller, Brittany’s perspective is grounded in her experience growing up with her mother, siblings and grandparents on their family farm and her Waccamaw Siouan community.

Brittany is a lifelong learner and educator and integrates her Indigenous values into everyday life.  She is a results-driven educator, public speaker with a track record of maximizing efforts through relationships.

As an advocate, Brittany has served in many leadership roles to ensure that Native Americans and Indigenous values are not only included but also at the forefront in every conversation. Recognized for providing practical, sustainable solutions to business challenges with exceptional communication skills and project management with a passion for Indigenous peoples, Brittany is currently the Director of Indigenous Knowledge and Power Building Networks, where she continues her work as an organizer and educator.

Brittany is married to a wonderfully supportive husband, Joseph (Leech Lake Ojibwe) and they have two children.