Full interview: Brandi Richard - Personal story of Sexual Assault and Race...doesn't get much de

Brandi Richard is a mother, innovator, entrepreneur, advocate, and author. For twelve years, Brandi has shared her ideas, communications expertise, and project management with the Federal Emergency Management Agency where she currently serves as a Public Affairs Officer.

Brandi is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University. Her innovative ideas led her to create her own business concepts and companies including: Awakened Concepts, an idea generation firm; Sacred Aroma all natural bath and body products, Green Grass Generation, On Board DFW, The Young Professional Advocate, #OperationGrowth, #WeGotNow, and is the Principal for BR Communications.

Her dedication to the National Urban League resulted in her election as Dallas chapter president; Southern Region Vice President and now the first to hold the office of President for two consecutive terms of the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) and NUL Board of Trustees. Through NULYP, she served as the lead representative nationally of 64 chapters, who under her leadership raised $2.9 million and served 200,000+ volunteer hours. Brandi currently speaks and blogs on the fierce urgency of the NOW generation, intergenerational collaboration, her book #OperationGrowth, and young professionals and women’s rights on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and www.brandirichard.com