Bridgette Kelly (she/her/hers) is a Minnesota-based experiential learning educator seeking connection with young people, generational wealth for BIPOC (black, indigenous, and persons of color) communities, and collective healing through nature, yoga, and creative expression.
Bridgette grew up in Northfield, MN and is a graduate from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul where she double majored in Psychology and Environmental Studies while also minoring in Business. Bridgette’s career experience spans from nonprofit program management, to corporate sales, to professional acting. Upon returning to the Twin Cities after living in Portland, Maine for 6 years, Bridgette felt called to serve BIPOC youth by sharing her knowledge with students navigating their post-secondary planning process. Bridgette currently serves as a Career & College Center Coordinator with AchieveMpls, a leading organization dedicated to providing anti-racist, culturally-informed post-secondary planning for underserved students.
Bridgette enthusiastically celebrates CYWOC’s dedication to training young womxn of color to be not only consumers of technology, but active, skilled, credentialed tech creators and is grateful to support CYWOC in developing a sustainable and equitable career-focused program and learning environment.