Resource Development Manager
Raavin Evans is a Resource Development Manager for United Way of Northwest Louisiana. As a member of the development team, she is responsible for coordinating fundraising activities, serving as a spokesperson, assisting with resource development initiatives throughout the year and organizing events that support United Way’s fundraising activities.
Raavin was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia with a degree in political science. Upon graduating from college, she joined Teach for America, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence by mobilizing dedicated leaders to teach in an under-resourced public school. She served families and children in Atlanta, Georgia for seven years as an educator and administrator. The life experiences of the children she worked with and their families fueled her passion to work with unwavering commitment to help disenfranchised communities gain access to opportunities.
In 2019, Raavin relocated to Bossier City to raise her children closer to family. She is thrilled to call Bossier City her new home. In her free time, Raavin enjoys writing poetry, reading, hiking and having picnics with her family.