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Charisse Bennett acts as the Program Director for The Creative Coast.
Charisse Bennett, an architect by training with four years of professional experience designing high-rise towers and office complexes, has recently completed a Master of Arts in Design for Sustainability at the Savannah College of Art and Design and is wrapping up her thesis for a Master of Fine Arts in Design Management. She hopes to combine her passion for community empowerment and curriculum improvement with her academic thesis work, as well as her everyday involvement in volunteer opportunities, event support, and creative fundraising initiatives.
An avid supporter of all things local in Savannah, you can find Charisse helping at the Farmers’ Market in Forsyth Park nearly every Saturday morning with her trusty sidekick Bear. She is also a fan of biking in Savannah and is an active board member for the Savannah Bicycle Campaign.