CPE Employee Spotlight with Malisha Cooper-Suggs

Malisha is a Program Analyst at CPE where she supports the case management work of the college program team and CPE’s overall data and evaluation goals. Learn more about Malisha in the interview below:

What college did you attend?

Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY).

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

How to do a cartwheel.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Reading, watching reality shows, and spending quality time with friends and family.

If you could meet anyone, who would it be?

The Queen herself, Beyoncé!

What three traits define you?

Strong-willed, compassionate, and humorous.

What’s the most rewarding aspect about working with CPE’s students and mentors?

Being able to see a mentorship flourish between students and mentors that I personally paired together.

What is your favorite part about working for CPE?

Seeing students come into the program incredibly ambitious about their futures and seeing them maintain that same level of ambition no matter what obstacles come up along the way.