Matti Donkor currently serves as the Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Phillips Exeter Academy (NH.) At Exeter, Matti serves on the Admission Leadership Team and currently leads the team’s communications and virtual engagement efforts. Prior to joining the team at Exeter, Matti served as the Dean of Enrollment Management at The Madeira School (VA) and the Director of Multicultural and International Recruitment at Miss Porter’s School (CT.) While these positions have been varied, creating awareness and providing access to high-quality educational opportunities while building communities that are diverse and inclusive have been vital common threads. Matti enjoys thinking about how to personalize the admission process so each candidate feels seen and known.
Outside of Admissions, Matti has served as an advisor, dorm adult, affinity club advisor and DEI teacher. She has also spearheaded committee work around the hiring and retention of FoC. Matti seeks out, works to cultivate and thrives in work environments that are collaborative, innovative and strategic. In her free time, she enjoys reading historical fiction, traveling and trying out new coffee spots.
Matti was a member of the inaugural ADI cohort in 2016 in Baltimore and is excited to be joining the ADI faculty. She has a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College (MA), an M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University (NY.)