Leading Educators induction at Longue Vue House & Gardens

Makiyah Moody ’00
Alumni Trustee
Alumni Association Board of Directors

Alumni volunteer history:

  • Orientation Assistant
  • Preceptor
  • President, Black Students Association, 1997-1998; 1999-2000

Current Profession:

  • Senior Consultant
    La Piana Consulting, Nashua, NH, 2016 – Present

Professional background:

  • Governance Initiatives Director
    Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools, New Orleans, LA, 2012 – 2016
  • Founding Executive Director
    Leading Educators, New Orleans, LA, 2010-2012
  • Managing Director, Finance & Operations / Development Director
    KIPP LEAD College Prep Charter School, Gary, IN, 2007-2010
  • Manager, Team & Family Services, KIPP Foundation, Chicago, IL, 2004-2007
  • Project Manager, Leadership for Quality Education, Chicago, IL, 2003-2004

Academic background:

  • Wheaton, BA, Hispanic Studies Major / Sociology Minor magna cum laude
  • PRESHCO Study Abroad at Universidad de Córdoba, Spain
  • University of Chicago, MA, 2002, Humanities (Thesis:  Between Massacre and Memory:  The Formation of National Identity in the Dominican Republic)

Honors & Awards:

  • Davis International Fellow to Lima, Peru, Jan. 2000
  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • Hispanic Studies Honor Society
  • Jane E. Ruby Fellowship
  • Sally Gale Gilman Award,  May 2000
  • Star of Excellence Award for campus leadership and academic excellence, Mar. 2000
  • Ujima Leadership Award for service and dedication to issues of multiculturalism, May 2000