Director of Development
- B.A., Latin American Studies, Smith College (2012)
Iris joined the advancement team in March 2019 as the Director of Development after years of working in development for Teach For America Eastern North Carolina. As a graduate of Smith College, Iris began her career as a Teach For America corps member, where she taught high school English in Chalmette, Louisiana for three years before joining TFA administrative staff. A native of Oxford, Mississippi, Iris now lives in Durham with her husband and their pets.