This week’s ChangeMaker is Carla Godwin, the Executive Director of the PERIS Foundation where she raises funds, support, and awareness for PERIS Hill, an affordable housing community that includes youth in Extended Foster Care. Prior to joining PERIS, Carla worked in the non-profit sector as the founder and director of an organization committed to promoting gender equity and inclusion in faith spaces.
About Carla Godwin: As the Executive Director of the PERIS Foundation, Carla works with partners and the PERIS board to realize the vision of PERIS Hill, an intentional housing community that supports and empowers young people who have experienced foster care to thrive. Prior to her work at PERIS, Carla built experience in philanthropy as the Director of Operations at the Graves Foundation. She has also lead in the non-profit sector as founder and director of an organization committed to promoting gender equity and inclusion in faith spaces. She has an M.A. in English from the University of Nebraska. Carla lives in Minneapolis with her two kids and two cats.
Hosted By: Katie Goar