Director of Curriculum
With a passion for motivation and inspiration, Brittany Anderson has dedicated her career to ensuring the growth of others…
She shares her gifts with youth to assist in their professional growth in the most critical years of their life. With her relatable attitude and commitment to excellence, Brittany ensures successful programming wherever she goes.
Throughout college and into her professional career, she worked in the Hospitality Industry at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Convention Service Department and developed the Hospitality Express 4 Success Program curriculum in partnership with Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).
Developing the curriculum at PGCC, Brittany realized that the need to influence youth needed to start before college. She transitioned to Urban Alliance in 2014 where she managed the DOES In-School programming grant. She developed professional curriculum for students attending High School in Ward 8 to develop professional skills for corporate internships. Currently, Brittany is the NAF Coordinator for the Academy of Hospitality Tourism at Ballou High School where she now provides professional opportunities strictly in the hospitality industry. Outside of her DCPS position, Ms. Anderson currently serves as the curriculum director for EnventU.
Brittany is passionate about helping others see their full potential and take important steps to reach their next phase in life. She has been recognized by Radio One as one of the top 30 professionals under 30 in the DMV that continues to inspire youth and professionals in the metropolitan region.
Youth Communications Assistant
Deranique Graydon is a Sophomore at the University of the District of Columbia, where she majors in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing…
Deranique Graydon is a Sophomore at the University of the District of Columbia, where she majors in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing. Ms. Graydon is originally from Nassau, Bahamas and moved to Washington, DC in 2015.
Deranique became involved with EnventU in 2016 when she joined the program as a junior in high school. She has loved EnventU ever since! Deranique has a passion for the event planning industry and plans to continue her involvement throughout her professional career. Through her enrollment in Ballou High School’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, Ms. Graydon first became interested in hotel ownership and event planning . Deranique plans to one day have a hotel of her own where she can incorporate event planning and host events. Ms. Graydon enjoys traveling to new places and eating exotic food.
Youth Communications Coordinator
Lindsey Squirewell is a fourth year student at Howard University as candidate for a Bachelors of Architecture 5-year Prcogram from Atlanta, Georgia…
Through her experiences volunteering with and teaching youth, she has developed a strong passion for education that has inspired her to become an educator and explore methods of integrating education and architecture.