amelie lipman

Development Manager, corporate and volunteer engagement

"Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of going after yours." 

Area of Expertise: Using my passion to get people excited about the issue at hand

Dream Destination: Morocco, South Africa, and Portugal round out my top three travel destinations right now.

Education: Teachers College at Columbia University; Colgate University

Soundtrack of my life: "Dancing on the Ceiling," Lionel Richie; "Harder to Breathe," Maroon 5; "Let It Go," Idina Menzel (Frozen)

Guilty pleasures: 90s sitcom reruns, oatmeal raisin cookies, computer games

Hobbies: Reading, watching television, ballet, theater, travel

Why I care about making breakthroughs happen: I believe that access to quality education is a right, not a privilege. Everyone should have the opportunity to attend the college of her/his choice, and I have long been committed to making that a reality.