Brandi Kennedy, M.Ed.
Director of secondary & postsecondary programs
Brandi Kennedy grew up in Winston-Salem, NC and attended UNC Chapel Hill. She then went on to obtain her Master’s at UNC Greensboro. Currently she is doctoral student at UNC Greensboro studying Educational Studies. Go Heels, and Go Spartans!
Following college graduation Kennedy had the opportunity to serve as a College Advisor in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District with a nonprofit called the College Advising Corps. This experience inspired her to bridge the gap in equitable opportunity for marginalized students. She also worked with TRIO programs as a college counselor and served at a variety of higher education institutions including Elon University & Salem College. Kennedy is a dog mom to a big baby puppy named Marley who weighs 40 lbs.
“I am passionate about shift_ed, because I believe every student deserves access to college and career opportunities,” Kennedy says. “The mission and core values of shift_ed work to combat inequity within our community, and I am glad to be a part of an organization that works to support students from classroom to career.”