Hope Wade A’87

Running for: Nominating Committee

Campaign Statement


Hope is a graduate of New York City Technical College and Cooper Union College .

She is an international fashion designer and owner of Hope Wade Designs fashion company with a store in Nyack NY. Her designs have graced the runways of London, New York and Caribbean Fashion Weeks. One of her designs has been displayed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.

She is the Executive Producer/Owner of the highly successful annual Rockland Fashion Week at the Palisades Center NY.

She has received many awards and recognition of which the Woman of Excellence award and being honoree for JAMCCAR’s outstanding community work stands out.

She believes in the core of Cooper Union and getting back to free tuition. Sustaining the high quality of education and supporting the student body of Cooper Union is her goal.