As a native Michigander, Manon is deeply committed to making college affordable for all students throughout the Mitten State. She works on state postsecondary policy aimed at expanding access to financial aid and ensuring it’s equitably distributed. Prior to joining TICAS, Manon managed education policy projects as the Education Policy Coordinator of the Roosevelt Institute Student Network. She collaborated in research projects at the Education Policy Innovation Collaborative at Michigan State University, the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Manon also supported students through the college application process at Thomas Jefferson University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Relations & Policy from Michigan State University and a MSEd in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.