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BriAnna Walker

Senior Program Specialist and Student Engagement Manager


MA, Communication, Queens University of Charlotte
BA, English, Winston-Salem State University

BriAnna Walker is the Senior Program Specialist II and Student Engagement Manager in the RTI University Collaboration Office. Managing the institute’s global internship program and external student engagement, she works across the organization to lead program operations, recruiting and retention, professional development workshops, and experiential learning convenings. Annually, Ms. Walker steers the planning of signature UCO events, including the RTI Internship Showcase.

Ms. Walker's professional and volunteer experience includes corporate, university, and community relations. Her industry background encompasses radio and television broadcasting, telecommunications, medical device, and supply chain consulting. Ms. Walker has been recognized for her achievements in program management and collaborations with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Ms. Walker, a native of Garner, NC, holds a BA in english from Winston-Salem State University and a MA in communication from Queens University of Charlotte.  She has completed certificate programs at Durham Technical Community College and the City of Raleigh. Ms. Walker is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the CRO Community Foundation (Vice Chairman), and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

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