Briana Robinson joined the San Diego Diplomacy Council as the Council’s first ever Director of Development. In this role Briana leads fundraising events, grant writing, and community engagement efforts. Briana credits her diverse background as a HBCU graduate with foreign affairs and Mandarin language training, her educational experiences abroad as a Fulbright Scholar in China, and her professional work history as the framework for her passion for public diplomacy and international relations. She has also interned as an IVLP Program Intern in Charlotte, NC. Briana recently graduated with a Master of Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, where her thesis focused on diversifying the field of educational international exchanges. Briana is based in Los Angeles, CA and is thrilled to expand the reach of SDDC.