Savannah L. Barker

2019 Notley Fellow

Savannah recently joined Notley Ventures as their Director of Strategic Programs. Previously, she led Diversity & Inclusion efforts at Capital Factory, the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. Before moving to Austin, Savannah spent years working in the nonprofit space in Los Angeles and helped launch the first-ever Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Taskforce at Center Theatre Group, one of the largest nonprofit arts organizations in the nation. She is also a freelance writer and journalist who is passionate about politics, education and identity.  She's been published in Quartz, PopSugar and Rantt Media, and has been interviewed by NowThis News for her work on gender in politics. Savannah received her B.A. from the University of Southern California.