Chanelle Brown is a communications practitioner and the Research and Policy Fellow at the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute. Previously, she served as the Public Relations Manager at TV One, Communications Director in the New York State Assembly and as a communications associate with the Los Angeles City Council.
Brown has also held multiple roles at various marketing communications firms and digital media companies including Complex Media, Interactive One, Initiative and Carat. In 2014, she worked in communications and program development as the Special Assistant to the President of Entrena SRL, a social enterprise in Dominican Republic.
As a global citizen and activist, Brown is committed to creating change for underserved communities both locally and internationally. She has served on the inaugural Executive Leadership Team of the International Black Women in Public Policy Institute Young Ambassadors Program, Executive Leadership Team of the National Urban League Young Professionals as Advocacy Chair and a board member of other civil rights organizations and neighborhood associations. Brown is a graduate of The Los Angeles African American Women in Public Policy Institute at the University of Southern California, the New York Civil Liberties Union’s Core Organizing Institute, and the National Urban League’s Congressional Advocacy Program.
Brown has lived in and studied in Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Venezuela and Canada. She is a proud alumna of Howard University School of Communications holding a Bachelors of Arts in Telecommunications Management.