Kisha Parks is the Senior Finance and Operations Manager at 1,000 Days. In this capacity, she manages business operations for the organization. Kisha brings extensive expertise in organizational development and change management for social change enterprises, combining it with a passion for strengthening communities through empowering women.
Prior to this, Kisha was the Director of Office Administration at The Wyss Foundation, and the Director of Operations at The Opportunity Agenda. In these roles, she oversaw finance, human resources, and operations functions for growing organizations building influential social change programs. Before moving into the not-for-profit sector, Kisha worked at JPMorgan Chase Bank, where she gained insight into the fundamentals of how strong systems and processes create an effective foundation for making impact.
Kisha is also a champion for her hometown of Far Rockaway in Queens, NY, providing leadership development and business coaching for young women from her neighborhood.