Grace Marie Louis

Program Manager, Benevolent Mischief Maker, and Professional Do Gooder in Manhattan, New York

Grace Marie Louis

Program Manager, Benevolent Mischief Maker, and Professional Do Gooder in Manhattan, New York

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Grace Marie Louis works every day to live out her irrational optimism that the world can be a better place. A passionate and compassionate social sector leader, she lives by the mantra “Do good. Have fun.” She is mission-driven and results-focused, and loves nothing more than knowing that her work improves the lives of New Yorkers and others around the globe.

Grace Marie currently serves as the Senior Program Officer for Taxes and Income Supports in the New York City Office of Financial Empowerment, where she coordinates the NYC Annual Tax Season Initiative and NYC Free Tax Prep Program.

Prior to this role, Grace Marie attended the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and received the Robert Berne Award for Leadership. While at NYU Wagner, she led the student group Bridge: Students for Social Innovation and co- founded Latch, a breastfeeding advocacy organization that won the 2014 University of Pennsylvania-Fels School of Government National Public Policy Challenge. Grace Marie was a 2014 Education Pioneers Graduate Fellow at Teach For America and was in the inaugural class of the NYU Leadership Initiative Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellowship. From 2011 through 2013, Grace Marie served as the Senior Manager of Corporate Relations and Events at Dress for Success Worldwide, where she worked with some of the world’s largest and most recognized companies to coordinate more than $3 million in annual support for Dress for Success globally. Previously, Grace Marie served as the Events and Communications Manager of Girls Inc. of Alameda County in Oakland, California. There, she inspired participation in the Girls Inc. community by creating dialogue online and hosting opportunities for donors to be engaged with the organization’s programs and the girls they served.

Grace Marie is a 2005 graduate of the Kogod School of Business at American University and she serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s City Club of New York and co-chairs its Task Force for Fair Work.

  • Education
    • New York University
    • American University