The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced the appointment of Coco Killingsworth as the new vice president of Education and Community Engagement. She takes the reigns from Stephanie Hughley, who retired earlier last year.
In this position, Coco will guide community and education programming in alignment with the institution’s overall mission; oversee the broad initiatives for children, families, and students; develop collaborations with other organizations; and serve as an advocate for the community.
Katy Clark, president at BAM, said, “I am excited to have her play a key role at BAM.”
Coco shared her enthusiasm and said, “I am thrilled to join the BAM community in this exciting role.”
Coco served as the deputy director and director of programs for Global Kids, Inc., was associate director of programs for the High School for Global Citizenship & Global Kids, designed seminars for the Sadie Nash Leadership Project for girls, and was a Charles H. Revson Fellow at Columbia University in 2010–11. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and African Studies from UCLA, and a Master’s in Education from Harvard University.
Brooklyn Academy of Music [30 Lafayette Ave. in Fort Greene, (718) 636–4129].