Meet The Arabella Team

Briana Burroughs

Program Associate

Briana Burroughs is a program associate on Arabella’s Managed Organizations team. She provides financial, compliance, programmatic, and operational support to a diverse array of social impact projects within the New Venture Fund and the Hopewell Fund, both 501(c)(3) public charities managed by Arabella. Her portfolio focuses on civic engagement and advocacy.

Prior to joining Arabella, Briana managed over 90 service and social justice projects and a team of 15 student coordinators as the coordinator of Dwight Hall at Yale University. She also oversaw the 501(c)(3)’s $1 million annual budget as a full-time undergraduate. During her time at Dwight Hall, Briana built out university-wide volunteer programs that engaged thousands of students in the New Haven community.

Previously, Briana implemented community outreach programs and educational campaigns at the United States and Greater New Haven Chambers of Commerce. She has interned with Mastercard’s corporate social responsibility team and participated in Salesforce’s sales development training program.

Briana graduated from Yale University with a BA in American studies with a concentration in urban history and politics. In Chicago, Briana works as a freelance writer and community advocate, focusing on underreported issues that directly affect Southside neighborhoods.

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