Kristine Cooper

Kristine is the Director of Development & Communications with a social service agency in East Harlem, NY. She has over 20 years of experience strategically managing and growing fundraising activities encompassing annual funds, galas, major gifts, and sponsorships; in addition, identifying and stewarding prospects and donors creating new revenue streams. Kristine is a graduate of Hampton University in Hampton, VA and holds a certificate of individual giving from Baruch College. She is also a 2019 Lead the Way Fellow, a program of the New York Women’s Foundation, which prepares women of color for nonprofit leadership roles.

What calls you to NETWORK? Where do you find inspiration in this work?
I’m inspired to do the work based on my upbringing. I was taught to be a blessing to others, no matter how big or small.

What do you like to do outside of NETWORK?
I enjoy cooking, spending time with family, and walking in Central Park.

Location: New York