Monique Lee

Monique Lee

Monique Lee is an Administrative Coordinator for The Hope Center’s Sustainability department. Prior to joining The Hope Center in the Sustainability department, Monique worked on the #RealCollege Texas project as a consultant with Believe in Students. She has a background in Financial Aid and program administration and a passion for programs that help students with emergency aid and basic needs supports.

Prior to her role with #RCTX, Monique served as supervisor over the Customer Service team in the Financial Aid and Scholarships department at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. During her time at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in Austin, TX, Monique led the Emergency Aid Network project, which culminated in the first state-wide convening for emergency aid in Texas.

She was a former Program Coordinator and College Access and Success Advisor for Project GRAD Houston. While working for Project GRAD, she collaborated with university and college institutions such as, University of Houston-Main, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Community College, UT- Austin, and Lone Star College-North Harris for “PG@ the U” sessions, where she advised GRAD Scholars on college and career. She also coordinated Summer College Institutes at three different Lone Star College campuses. Prior to Project GRAD, Monique worked in the Financial Aid Office at Lone Star College-Tomball, where she successfully coordinated the Scholarship, Hazlewood, and Financial Aid Outreach programs during her years at LSC.

Monique received her Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Lone Star College and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences from the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of North Texas. Monique brings over 30 years of experience in program management, administration, and customer service to her current role at the Hope Center.

Monique’s hope: That all students’ lives are enriched through the experience of an equitable and exemplary education, and that challenges surrounding meeting basic needs securities while pursuing such an education are no longer a struggle.