Susanna Penfield is invested in disrupting cycles of wealth and power from within privilege. As an inheritor of generational wealth, she is committed to the political education, transparent conversation, humility, and intention that is required to redistribute money, land, and influence. Born and raised in Vermont, Susanna has recently returned to her home state where she works as Food Access Coordinator for a non-profit addressing food insecurity in and around Burlington, VT. She additionally serves as an organizer for the Vermont chapter of Resource Generation, a national community of folks ages 18-35 with wealth and class privilege.
She holds a BA in Political Science and Feminist and Gender Studies from Colorado College, and a MSc in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics where her dissertation focused on white feminine guilt in narratives of philanthropy. She is a novel reader, creative writer, skier, hiker, biker, runner and sometimes polar plunger.