Brittany LaBossier Shamsher

As the Project Manager, Scholarships and Contracts, Brittany leads key projects and initiatives for the Seattle Foundation’s Scholarship Program.

Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

  • Women & girls empowerment
  • Education Mentorship & Youth Development
  • Equitable Access to Education & Economic Opportunities
  • Human Rights & Equity
  • Foster Care

Brittany comes to the Seattle Foundation with nearly ten years of experience in development and direct service leadership positions at organizations focused on youth development, domestic violence, and economic mobility. Brittany is excited to lead and grow the Seattle Foundation’s scholarship program by fostering strategic partnerships that reduce opportunity gaps and create equity in higher education.

Brittany earned her B.S. in Cultural Anthropology, B.A. in Human Rights, and minors in Gender Studies and Nonprofit Management from Southern Methodist University. In her free time, Brittany loves to travel, try new restaurants in Seattle, drink a good cup of coffee, and explore the outdoors with her husband and mini-goldendoodle, Oakley.

Brittany joined Seattle Foundation in 2023.