Sai Bryant (she/her) is the Programs Associate for Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. She is a community-oriented learner who believes that people are entitled to their livelihood and is committed to doing her part in dismantling the oppressive systems that prevent liberation. She earned her degree in Social Work with a minor in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. There she had the opportunity to be a part of multiple incredible organizations. Most recently, she worked with the Highlander Research and Education Center in Jefferson City, TN, where she assisted a program called Seeds of Fire which brings together youth-led and youth-centered groups and individuals organizing for social justice across the Southern and Appalachian region.
In her free time, she takes on creative pursuits, such as creative writing, painting, and struggling to draw. She loves watching good movies and reading interesting books. She tries her best to stay connected to her friends and family, who are immensely important to her.