Claudia Barker

A native New Orleanian, Claudia has enjoyed serving the non-profit community in her home town for over 30 years. Currently Chief Development Officer at FirstLine Schools, Claudia leads the fundraising and communication strategy for five open-admissions public charter schools. She also serves as Executive Director of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, FirstLine’s nationally known seed-to-table garden and food education program, which teaches children to make healthy connections through food and the natural world.