Brit Harley is a creative strategist, movement builder and youth organizer committed to creating impactful experiences to inspire and create change.
As a creative strategist, Brit collaborates with artists and entrepreneurs to design experiences and launch products and projects into the world. Her work includes supporting the development of Newark First Fridays powered by Gallery Retail and co-founding The Genius Collective, an initiative aimed at empowering creatives using collective knowledge and expertise.
Brit prides herself in forging relationships and fostering community to build movements bigger than their leaders. Most recently, she launched Book-A-Youngin, an organization that enlists and enrolls mentors for young people and activates local economies to provide paid learning opportunities that expose them to opportunities in alignment with their personal passions. She has also been an instrumental part of the non-profit, Them Cloud Kids, an organization whose mission is based in the South African philosophy of Ubuntu (I am who I am we are). She also serves on the Board of Directors for Girls on Bikes, an initiative that promotes health and participation in recreational activities while empowering young girls.
A native of Newark and youth organizer, Brit is actively engaged in her community. She collaboratives with school leaders and administrators to develop and design school-based programming for young people with a focus on empowerment and thriving. She has supported programming and engagement in 10+ schools, including Malcolm X Shabazz, where she served as a full-time Dream Director.
A graduate of Saint Peter’s University, Brit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She also holds a certification in Mindfulness from Niroga Institute.