Takara is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and a product of the East Baton Rouge Parish School system. With an MBA and Bachelors in Sociology, Takara is an enthusiastic learner and possesses a strong desire to serve others. Her previous roles include program management for refugee education in Baton Rouge and other vulnerable populations in the Greater New Orleans area.
In the role of State Operations Coordinator, Takara will provide varied program support and office management to the Louisiana team in both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. In her spare time, Takara enjoys spending weekends with family, which includes her twin brother, younger brother, and seven-year old niece named Karsyn.