Co-chair, Educational Advisory Committee


Danese Forbes is a School Counselor specializing in college placement and advisement. She is a graduate of Hunter College BS 2007 and MS 2010. Danese has worked in the public school system for the last 15 years. She also worked in nonprofit and is a dedicated volunteer. She is passionate about working with young adults and their families helping them navigate and achieve their college dreams. In 2020 she received the State University Counselor of the Year Award. Currently, Danese is working independently as a college counselor advising high school students in all areas of the college admission process. You can learn more @ She is a lover of Country and Jazz Music.