Hannah Brinson

YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley | About Us

Hannah Brinson first joined the YWCA Knoxville in May 2014 and currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer. A Tennessee native, Hannah Brinson has spent her entire career in social services. Since graduating with a Master of Science in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee in 2008, she has worked in child welfare, violence prevention, and grants management. In prior roles, Hannah created and implemented a gender-based violence prevention program for young men, developed and managed grant funding, trained foster parents, and worked with youth in the foster care system. With an undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies from Berea College, she is passionate about the strengths and needs of vulnerable populations.