Cecilia Marshall

Dir of Strategic Initiatives
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Cecilia Marshall is director of strategic initiatives at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation overseeing communications, scholarship recruitment, and selection. Cecilia is responsible for executing a diverse portfolio of college access and success projects beneficial to the Cooke Foundation’s Scholars and high achieving, low-income students across the nation.

Before joining the Cooke Foundation, Ms. Marshall was Managing Director of Scholarships and Programs at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF). She was responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the Gates Millennium Scholars/Asian Pacific Islander Americans program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Cecilia currently serves on the National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) Board of Directors. She holds a B.F.A in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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