Hunter College, Program Director, Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP)
Caitlin Ho is the Program Director for the Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP), an AANAPISI-grant funded program based at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY). Caitlin oversees HCAP’s programs and partnerships, manages reporting, and implements HCAP’s student leadership and transfer pipeline programs. She has served as HCAP’s Program Director since 2017 and works with HCAP’s team to deliver AAPI student-centered programs on: mental health, community research skills, multilingual language learner support, leadership, navigating college, and building faculty/staff capacity to better serve AAPI students. Caitlin also manages the BMCC-Hunter AANAPISI Bridge Initiative (ABI), a new partnership with Borough of Manhattan Community College that is funded by a collaborative AANAPISI grant.
Caitlin has worked over the past decade in higher education and philanthropy, with a focus on building capacity to serve communities of color. Prior to joining HCAP, Caitlin was the Grant and Loan Program Manager at the Hopewell Fund, where she provided resources to women’s health clinics. As the Senior Associate at NoVo Foundation, she managed national grant initiatives to end gender-based violence, advance economic justice, and build the leadership of young women of color. Caitlin received her M.S. in Urban Policy and Leadership from Hunter College and her B.A. in Ethnic Studies and Political Science from Brown University.