Interim Executive Director
Morgan joined OUDC as its Interim Executive Director in January 2021. Morgan has 14 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations to drive innovations that advance social justice through an intersectional lens. Morgan has championed award-winning system transformation and successfully advocated for changes to state legislation and education standards. She has a track record of catalyzing growth in regional, state-level and international contexts. Morgan has managed teams of 20+ and budgets in excess of $12 million. She is passionate about continuous quality improvement, reimagining failing systems and integrating wellness strategies in the workplace.
Nikki is OUDC’s Program Coordinator (PC) and has worked with the organization for two years. As the PC, Nikki is the program lead for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Social Justice Fellowship Program. Reporting to the Executive Director, the she oversees all day-to-day aspects of program administration including participant recruitment, co-developing the program curriculum, leading program implementation, community partner development, fostering ongoing engagement with current and past participants and executing program evaluation. Nikki is also responsible for contributing to program reporting and communications, and she supervises Program Interns. Nikki has a passion for youth development. Prior to joining OUDC, Nikki served youth throughout the DC area as a Literacy Interventionist with AmericCorps in Southeast DC for a year. She also worked with The Fishing School, a non-profit organization in Northeast DC dedicated to establishing afterschool programs in underserved school districts around the DMV area. In addition, Nikki has volunteered with various organizations around the DMV dedicated to youth and community work.