Alyssa joins The Education Trust–West as a Development Associate with a marketing and community outreach background. Her position at Ed Trust–West involves supporting fundraising efforts and Salesforce implementation.
Alyssa gained her passion for education and equity while enrolled in a high school STEM program for students of color called SMASH Academy. Most recently, Alyssa has worked in the environmental space, promoting access to sustainable resources and helping businesses make their processes more efficient. Some notable experiences include interning with an environmental nonprofit organization in San Diego called Clear Blue Sea, where she focused on outreach within the community to assess the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses’ sustainable efforts.
California has been Alyssa’s home since birth, and she is excited to help the community and spheres that have helped shape her lifelong experience. She graduated from UC San Diego with a BS in Environmental Systems – Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution and a minor in Korean Studies.