Dr. Michelle Ko is an educator and community leader who has spent two decades in higher education and non-profit leadership. Her commitment to increasing access, equity, and inclusion in postsecondary education led to conducting leadership and diversity education for a myriad of organizations and institutions across the country. Michelle’s work as an educator extends into the community through civic engagement, philanthropy, and community empowerment as well as environmental and arts advocacy. Michelle joined our Board in 2008 and serves as national board chair. She received her doctorate in Organization and Leadership from Columbia University in the City of New York.