Hope Koseff Corse, Director of External Relations at the Science History Institute, has over a decade of experience in helping nonprofits connect with their audiences. Some of her more unique initiatives include rebranding America’s first zoo for its 150th anniversary, promoting a “Longest Drive” golfing event for the PGA aboard the most decorated battleship in naval history, and planning and hosting a preservation conference to save the embattled National Historic Landmark ship, Cruiser Olympia. Hope has worked with media outlets around the world, including CNN, BBC, the New York Times, the History Channel, the Travel Channel, Fox News, and NPR, although her dream is to be a guest on Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me.

Before her focus on nonprofits Hope worked in the competitive New York radio industry, where she was a media analyst for the world’s largest radio rep firm. After failing to persuade radio stations across the country to recognize the value of the newly flourishing Internet, she made the leap to the online world and helped to launch a national lifestyle website in Philadelphia. A New Jersey native, Hope graduated from Temple University with a degree in communications.