She holds a master's degree from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work. Alicia's passion is to help communities identify pressing problems, design interventions, and implement strategies to improve the lives of community members. She is also committed to educating young people to become civically engaged. As a student, Alicia developed student advocacy programs and activities with NYU campus staff to empower students. Currently, she is advising young women who are running for office. As a second-year IGNITE fellow, Alicia hopes to help individuals tap into their hidden potential and become active change agents. For New York inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.