Role Model

Rashain Carriere-Williams

Executive Director, Boys Town Louisiana

Rashain Carriere-Williams obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Louisiana Tech University. She continued at Tulane University where she received her master’s degrees, one in social work, and the other in public health. Throughout her career, Rashain has worked to serve her community. Her experience includes working with children and families with mental and behavioral health issues, the geriatric population, and systems-involved youth. Rashain’ s passion lies in helping youth and families that have not been dealt a fair hand in life by helping them learn skills, reach new heights, and achieve their goals, transitioning onto self-sufficiency. 

Rashain has worked for Boys Town for 18 years. She began her tenure as an administrative trainee. In that capacity, Rashain worked at the Boys Town National office learning the Boys Town model and systems. After completing the program, Rashain returned to the Boys Town Louisiana site and worked in management roles, first as a program director, then was promoted in 2007 to the position of Senior Director of Program Operations of Boys Town Louisiana, in her role, she oversaw all programing for Boys Town Louisiana.

In July of 2018, Rashain transitioned from the Boys Town Louisiana site to a role with the national office as a Fidelity Consultant. In this capacity, Rashain was responsible for programmatic implementation at the National level. She consulted to three of the national Boys Town sites, ensuring that the senior management/leadership staff has the support to deliver quality programs and services to youth and families. However, starting August 1, 2019, Rashain stepped into the role of Executive Director at the Boys Town Louisiana site. 

Rashain excitedly leads the Boys Town Louisiana site and is truly committed and passionate about doing her part in improving the lives of youth and families in her community. 

Current Board Memberships

Executive Committee

New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board Member

Former Board Membership

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority Board Member


Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, BS, Psychology

Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, MSW, MPH



Junior League of New Orleans, Evaluation and Development Vice Chair

Jack and Jill of America, Inc., New Orleans Chapter Foundation Chair

Heira Social Club, Member