Columbia University Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies
B.A., Columbia University
Miami City Ballet School
Hailey Cherry is a New York City native where she began her dance training at Ballet Academy East. She went on to join Next Generation Ballet’s trainee program, and later, Miami City Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Division. Hailey graduated from Columbia University in 2022 with a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies. She currently works at Columbia’s Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies as Coordinator for the Emerging Voices in National Security and Intelligence program, which seeks to improve diversity in national security careers by expanding access to the field.