Colleen Cook

Colleen Cook

Program Associate
Middle East & North Africa, Americas, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel, Education, Leadership, Youth

Colleen Cook is a program associate for the Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD) and Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP).

Through these programs, Colleen mentors Tunisian youth in academic skills, professional skills, and leadership skills, developing the workforce capacity of a diverse group of young Tunisian leaders. Colleen has a background in North Africa and multicultural exchange initiatives. Her previous experiences include managing and volunteering with American English language and culture programs, as well as studying Modern Standard Arabic and Darija in Morocco. Prior to joining IREX, Colleen supported social media management and business development for MBB Consulting.

Colleen holds an MA in international affairs from American University and a BA in foreign affairs with a minor in Middle Eastern studies from the University of Virginia.