Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell is a Washington, D.C. native and museum professional working at the intersection of community collaboration, social justice practice, and art engagement. In her new role as Supervisory Public Programs Specialist with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, she will advance public engagement with the SAAM and Renwick Gallery collections. In 2015 she launched the Women, Arts, and Social Change (WASC) initiative at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Through her community-centered outreach approach she grew the WASC audiences by 2,000%. In 2017 she joined the National Museum of African American History and Culture to develop dialogue programs to empower museum audiences to use critical thinking towards creating a better world, with the signature series A Seat at the Table. In addition to her museum-based practice Kayleigh serves as a DEAI advocate on numerous initiatives including MASS Action, Empathetic Museum, and others towards disrupting the status quo throughout the cultural sector. As a curator, she has developed over a dozen contemporary art exhibitions, often exploring issues of race, gender, systemic discrimination, and identity across the Greater Washington and Mid Atlantic Regions, NYC, and San Francisco. She serves on the National Arts Education Advisory Council with Americans for the Arts, the Selection Committee of Halcyon Arts Lab in Washington, DC, the Artist Advisory Council of VisArts in Rockville, MD, and formerly as Co-Chair of the DC Chapter of ArtTable, Inc. Her writing has been featured with the American Alliance of Museums, Americans for the Arts, the National Art Education Association's Museum Education Division, the U.K.'s Museum ID, Art Museum Teaching, Brightest Young Things, CBS and more.