Chief of Staff
Brilliance Jones is an experienced communications professional, specializing in the use of identity-based metacognition to formulate strategies that promote Diversity, Racial Equity, and Inclusion. Her experience includes supporting teams in the development of transformative, sustainable approaches to stakeholder and community engagement, and she holds over 10 years of experience in various roles in the education and non-profit sectors. Her key competencies include board and staff development, change management, fundraising strategy, copywriting, community engagement, mediation, and external affairs. In 2018, she founded Bridging Allies, LLC, and launched The Hella Brilliant Co in 2021 with the vision of supporting individuals and organizations in decolonizing their work by deconstructing antiquated beliefs about communications and engagement. Her goal is to make the marketplace more accessible and relative to diverse groups of historically marginalized people.
Brilliance’s superpowers include ideation, relationship building, and facilitating collaborative learning experiences that promote equity. Her passions include intersectional reproductive justice, education, and sustainable community development.
Brilliance is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Relationship Building
- Facilitating Learning Experiences Promoting Equity
- BA, Sam Houston State University