Brandi Parrish Ellison is the Director of Policy and Government Relations at the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) where she leads the organization’s policy, government relations, coalition building, and private sector strategies. Brandi is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of WREN’s policy agenda.

Brandi has 13 years’ experience as a policy and advocacy professional. She has been involved in organizations like the South Carolina Think Tank for Women in Elected Office, South Carolina Women’s Caucus, and served on the South Carolina League of Women Voters Columbia Chapter Board of Directors. Over the past 10 years, Brandi has been a proud co-host of the South Carolina Anita Hill Party. In 2010, Brandi was named one of The State’s Top 20 Under 40. Brandi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Non Profit Management from Clemson University.