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Regina Salliey, MSW


Regina Salliey Cooper is the founding principal of R. Salliey Philanthropic Advisors, whose mission is to make life better for others through philanthropy. She is also co-creator of Black Girls Global Exchange, a global ambassador program for middle and high school girls. Prior to diving into the world of social entrepreneurship, Regina worked as a Program Associate in the Center for Community and Economic Opportunity at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore. In this role, she lead the Foundation’s financial coaching work designed to help people improve their financial capability, and also co-managed the Youth Family Economic Success portfolio to improve pathways to opportunity (specifically postsecondary success) for youth, ages 16-24, who are disconnected from school and work. Before Annie E. Casey Foundation, she oversaw food & nutrition, victim services, fatherhood, and homeless & transitional services programs at the Maryland Department of Human Resources.

Regina holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work, where she currently serves as Adjunct Faculty. She sits on several Boards of Directors, and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. A Baltimore native, Regina is one of four daughters, and a proud wife and mother.