Brittany Cheeks joined the Council team in August 2017 as an Education Program Manager. Brittany is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania, receiving a B.A. in Spanish with a minor in International Studies. She received a M.A. in Social Work and another in International Development with a focus on Human Security from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the Council, Brittany interned in Uganda working with children with special needs at Bright Kids Uganda. In addition to her time in Uganda, her international experiences include travels to Rwanda and throughout much of the Caribbean and South and Central America. Brittany is excited to be part of the team at the World Affairs Council, and she looks forward to bringing international education to local students and teachers in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.