Maame Appiah

Manager, Operations and Partnerships,
Coalition for Community Schools
202-822-8405 ext. 156

Maame joined the IEL staff in January of 2007. She is primarily responsible for partnership development and management, and day-to-day operations, including financial and programmatic management, as well as development activities for the Coalition.

Maame's experience includes interning for Michigan State Representative Barbara Farrah in the spring of 2005, where she worked on the district's bi-weekly newsletter, managed the database, and acted as the first contact for constituent relations. She has also been an after-school community service leader at an elementary school, and has volunteered for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, various women's organizations—including interning with the Women's Campaign Forum, mentoring youth and serving on various national planning committees for education/health groups.

Maame received her B.A. in Political Science from Michigan State University. She is also a graduate of the George Washington University Event Management program, and an alumni of IEL's Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP).

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