Payton joined World Savvy as our National Development Associate in March 2022. Growing up in a small town in northern Minnesota, she was excited to have a teacher who inspired her love for lifelong learning and opened her mind to the importance of global issues and quality education. Payton is passionate about building meaningful relationships and making a difference in her community.
Payton graduated from Hamline University with a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies, Political Science, and Nonprofit Management. She brings with her several years of experience in the Minneapolis nonprofit sector, having worked in equitable housing and early childhood education.
Outside of work, Payton loves reading, doing crossword puzzles, being outside, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends.