Latifa Cooper is the Manager for Corporate Development at STEMconnector®. Working closely with the CEO, Latifa is responsible for ensuring corporations see a return of their investment through implementing strategic plans to foster their STEM talent development. She also plays a critical role in the Million Women Mentors movement’s Entrepreneurship Committee, Veteran’s Initiative, and MWM Partners relationships. Latifa was an instrumental part of the production of the 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM (2015) and the 100 CEO Leaders STEM (2016) publications. With a background in international development, Latifa has several years of experience with the Government of Liberia driving major municipal change through managing WASH related projects in slum communities.