Brittany Oliver is an activist, organizer and naturalist with over several years of experience in racial and gender justice advocacy, communications, community organizing and non-profit management based in Baltimore, MD.
Raised by her mother and grandmother, she is the former director of Hollaback! Baltimore (now advisory board member) and the founding director of Not Without Black Women, a collective of everyday Black women who aims to radically uplift Black women's voices through self-expression, dialogue and sisterhood.
Named as Bitch Media's "20 Black Women You Should Be Following Right Now," she's been a featured speaker and partner with the ACLU, Amnesty International, National Conference for Student Women Leaders (NCCWSL), Hollaback! Baltimore, Women of the World Festival, Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University and more.
Brittany was a member of a historic delegation of activists in Palestine in July 2016 to build solidarity between Black and Palestinian liberation movements and if you remember, she was the force that recieved national recognition for challenging white feminism during the Women's March. This year, she was recognized by The Daily Record for her professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change.
In partnership with her brother, Brittany's latest project involves the David L. Hill Freedom Fund, a fund to support youth through the arts, activism and education before violence becomes an option. This project serves in memory of her late uncle who tragically lost his life to gun violence in August 2016.
Brittany holds a B.S. from Towson University. In her free time, she enjoys social dancing, practices ritual work and leads nature-based workshops across Baltimore.