Brittany Bernardi is the Manager of Talent Acquisition and Training at Democracy Forward.

Brittany joins Democracy Forward with a strong background in advancing mission-driven and people-centric programs. Previously, she held the position of Manager of Talent Acquisition at Civic News Company, where she implemented hiring practices that fostered equity and inclusion. With a background in startup environments, Brittany has supported technical hiring, learning and development programming, and operational support. Her work is guided by a commitment to the Democracy Forward mission, and how our people enable our essential work.

Brittany received her B.A. in Communications from Hope College, and her M.A. In Museum Studies from CUNY. She currently resides in Queens, NY, where she can often be found at her sewing machine.