Tess Bissell

Program Coordinator, Project Management & Program Support

Tess BissellTess Bissell is a program coordinator in the project management & program support group. In this role, she supports programs dedicated to spreading the knowledge and tools of Networked Improvement Science to the field of education.

Before joining the Foundation, Tess worked as a fundraiser for City Year Washington, DC, building partnerships with philanthropists and local foundations, and served as development coordinator at College Summit through Princeton's Project 55 Fellowship Program. Outside of her work in the education non-profit field, she has worked as a research assistant for The New Yorker, volunteered as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate representing young people in the foster care system, and mentored high school students navigating the college admissions process. Tess holds a bachelors in comparative literature with a minor in humanistic studies from Princeton University.