Director, Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service
Moschell (Mo) Coffey is the director of the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service. Mo has worked on the program since 2008 and oversees all outreach, recruitment, and selection; program and curriculum development; alumni engagement; and evaluation.
Mo also works as the director of Strategic Growth, Communications, and Operations for The Good Dog Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to all aspects of animal-assisted therapy through its primary activities of therapy dog training, certification, visit coordination, and research and awareness. There she manages the long-term planning, development, communications, and operations of the organization.
Previously, Mo served as the program coordinator at the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law (NCPL) at NYU School of Law. There she managed the operations, budget, and activities of the center, which explores a broad range of legal issues affecting the nation's nonprofit sector. Before joining the NCPL, Mo served as the summer project assistant in the Office of the Dean at NYU Wagner. There she conducted research regarding student debt and public service education funding. She also helped NYU Wagner strengthen its commitment to diversity initiatives.
A graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, Mo earned an honors BA summa cum laude in International Relations with a minor in Spanish. She holds a Master of Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy with an International Policy and Management specialization from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. Additionally, she serves as a board member of the Rollins College Alumni Association and is a member of the New York City Alumni Chapter of Chi Omega Fraternity.