LATRICIA BARKSDALE

Chief Strategy & Operations Officer

She/Her/Hers

Latricia is: a DC-area native living in her second hometown of Atlanta, GA. She is a proud daughter, bossy big sister, and doting aunt. Latricia watches more reality TV than she’d care to admit and loves coffee, wine, (most) sports, and movies based on comics. She believes every child has the right to an education that helps them reach their full potential and is committed to workingto close the opportunity gap for students from historically marginalized communities. Latricia has previous experience working in the non-profit, education and financial services sector, including roles as the Chief of Staff to the CEO, Senior Vice President of Strategy, and Vice President of Growth Strategy & Development on Teach For America’s national team; the Director of Staffing for Memphis City Schools; and an Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Public Finance division. She holds a BA in Public Policy Studies and Economics from Duke University.

Contact Latricia: latricia@promise54.org