Brittany Oliver is an activist, naturalist, communicator and social art entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in racial and gender justice activism and advocacy, communications, organizing and non-profit management based in Baltimore, MD.
Raised by her mother and grandmother, Brittany is the founding director of Not Without Black Women, a collective of everyday Black women who aims to radically uplift women's voices through self-expression, dialogue and sisterhood. She is also the Director of Outreach and Communications at The Living Well Center, a community-based development entity that uses art and healing as a vehicle for individual and community change and empowerment.
Named as Bitch Media's "20 Black Women You Should Be Following Right Now," she's been a featured speaker for 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 building the David L. Hill Freedom Institute, a project aimed to uplift marginalized black youth in memory of her uncle who tragically lost his life to gun violence in August 2016.
Brittany holds a B.S. in mass communication from Towson University.
In her free time, she enjoys African dancing, practices ritual work and leads nature-based workshops across the city.