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Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper

Strategic Partnerships and Development Specialist

Michelle Cooper is the Strategic Partnerships and Development Specialist at Say Yes to Education. In addition to organizing and tracking our donor systems, Michelle thoughtfully works to identify, research and strategize around new prospective partnerships and projects. Prior to joining Say Yes, Michelle served as the Development and Human Resources Associate at Fahari Academy Charter School, where she found her passion for urban education. At FACS, Michelle cultivated relationships with both local and national partners to enrich not only the school, but the community at large. She also worked as a Project Coordinator at The JFM Group, LLC. At JFM, she facilitated aggressive fundraising strategies tailored to various high profile charity events in New York City. Michelle is a graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz with a bachelor’s degree in English and Women’s studies.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending concerts and cooking.

Staff

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Noël Harmon is Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, for Say Yes To Education. In this capacity, she plays a central role in the organization’s efforts to forge partnerships and to raise start-up capital.

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