Hannah Brinson | Director of Grants and Women’s Advocacy

Hannah Brinson joined the YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley in 2014 as the Violence Prevention Project Coordinator, and became the Director of Grants and Women’s Advocacy in 2016. Hannah manages all aspects of the agency’s grant funding, including seeking funding sources, writing and applying for grants, managing grant awards, and reporting progress to funders.  In her role, she also researches and evaluates policy and legislative actions that relate to the needs of clients the YWCA serves.

Her previous work experience includes child welfare case management and supervision, foster parent recruitment and placement, training and assessment.

Hannah holds a Master of Science in Child Development from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from Berea College.