Chief of Programs
Paris Woods is a first-generation college graduate of Harvard University and a lifelong educator, having worked at some of the country’s top institutions. She currently serves as the Chief of Programs at YouthForce NOLA, where she helps young people access great careers. Paris also helps women of color achieve financial freedom using values-driven and low stress strategies so they feel truly confident in their financial health and overall wellbeing. Her bestselling book, The Black Girl’s Guide to Financial Freedom, teaches readers how to win financially while living a life they love. Paris earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Harvard University, and she is currently completing her doctoral work at the University of Texas at Austin. She resides in New Orleans, LA.