Michelle is a dynamic leader with over two decades of experience in nonprofit management, program design and coalition building. She is the Principal/Director of Power4Good, a consulting firm providing services to build, grow and strengthen nonprofit organizations. Before launching Power4Good in 2007, Michelle spent over a decade leading Youth Pride, Inc., the only statewide organization dedicated to meeting the social, emotional and educational needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth. She holds a Masters of Social Work from Boston University, and a BSci in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Michelle supports COLAGE and its critical role in building leadership, family and community with love, humor, compassion and fierce dedication to equity. COLAGE has been an important part of her family for over 15 years, and her three children have grown up knowing the love and support of the COLAGE community.