Michele S. Cantos has accepted a position as program manager at the Future Leaders Foundation in New York City which sponsors the Future Global Leaders Program (FGL) for first generation college students. FGL advocates a global vision of leadership for highly talented and resilient first-generation college students selected internationally.
Prior to her work at FGL, Cantos served as a consultant for Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigration Rights (NMCIR). NMCIR works with over 6,000 families a year on issues such as immigration, citizenship, deportation and voter participation focusing on keeping families together, facilitating integration and building community power.
Cantos graduated from the Maxwell School in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in international relations.