Events & Program Manager
Coco Tait joined CCAS in 2022 as the events and program manager where she is responsible for event management and general program administration for the center. Prior to this, Coco was the office manager, fellowship coordinator, and arts & culture assistant at the Middle East Institute (MEI) where she was responsible for the operation of MEI’s headquarters, the implementation of Department of State funded fellowship programs across MEI's policy center, and assisting with the gallery and arts related events. Coco was also a program officer at MEI and contributed to public and private event programming as well as establishing MEI's inaugural International Youth Summit. She received a B.A. in Ethics, History, & Public Policy and Music Performance with minors in Arabic and International Relations, and a M.S. in International Security and Politics from Carnegie Mellon University.