Michelle Thomas is the Director of Alliance Engagement at American’s Promise Alliance.
Previously, Michelle was the Director of Training and Program Development for The Mentoring Partnership of SWPA, where she worked with mentoring programs, community leaders and volunteers to ensure high-quality mentoring is available and provided to youth in Western PA.
Michelle has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in the field of education for well over a decade and is a firm believer that quality mentoring opportunities for youth and young adults has the ability to change lives (academically, personally, and professionally). Michelle serves as a mentor (Strong Leader) for Strong Women Strong Girls.