Whitney Woods

Data Entry Specialist | wwoods@womenventure.org

Biography

Whitney is obsessed with organization. She loves thinking about how things work together and what efficiencies can be gained through technology, collaboration, or education. At WomenVenture Whitney gets to do all of these things in an environment where she is always learning, talking to others, crafting systems, and drawing flow charts.

Whitney grew up in California, where they grow the best wine in the world, into a proud small business-owning family.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis in Regional and Community Development with an emphasis in public policy. In college, Whitney enjoyed studying public-private partnerships, studying abroad in Germany, and leading wilderness trips in Yosemite.

After college, she joined Americorps and moved to Minnesota to work for the Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps Youth Outdoors program in Minneapolis. She later went on to work for Mississippi Market Natural Foods Coop, Augsburg College, and Rivers Edge Academy. In her free time, she enjoys eating and cooking good food, getting grubby in her garden, and playing Dungeons and Dragons with her husband and 4 year old kiddo.

Interesting Fact

I’m an aspiring fox trot dancer

Favorite Local Restaurant

Trieu Chau Restaurant

Favorite Movie

The 2001 Pride and Prejudice BBC mini-series

Woman I Admire

Brene Brown, Neko Case