Brynna Tucker

Incubator Manager, Winter Swimmer, and Career Strategist in Brooklyn, New York

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Brynna Tucker works at Brooklyn Public Library as the BKLYN Incubator Manager.

She has over 15 years of experience working with innovative people seeking to create change in organizations, industries, social constructs, and beyond. Before BPL, Brynna worked as the Associate Director of the Center for Career Development at Pratt Institute. In that role, she worked with change-makers such as innovators, activists, artists, and entrepreneurs seeking ways to navigate unchartered career paths.

She built an incubator program called The Refinery that helped creative people turn their ideas into viable businesses. She also worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor and taught a range of courses in various schools across the institute including Graduate Art, Community and Social Change as well as Graduate Business of Design.

She has a Master of Science degree in Art History and a Master of Fine Arts in New Forms from Pratt Institute; a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; and a Certificate in Small Business and Entrepreneurship from Hunter College.

She lives in Bed Stuy with her pug Henrietta and this November, she is in her 11th season as a member of the Coney Island Polar Bear Club.

  • Work
    • Brooklyn Public Library
  • Education
    • Pratt Institute - MFA in New Forms, MS in Art History.
    • Hunter College - Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate.
    • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - BFA in Sculpture.