Alyssa holds a B.A. and M.A. from George Washington University where she studied International Affairs and Conflict Resolution. While there, she received the GW Award, one of the highest awards for exceptional service given by the University.
She served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for GW’s Women’s Leadership Program, focusing on International Arts and Culture. Interested in the intersection of foreign policy and women’s rights, Alyssa also interned at the Department of State in the International Religious Freedom office and the Legislative Affairs Bureau. Alyssa received several fellowships to conduct field research on policy in both Brazil and South Korea.
In the past, she worked for her congressman and senator, both as a U.S. Senate Page and again as a Research Intern. She gained first hand experience with transformative non-profits and aiding women in need at Mercy Multiplied, a residential counseling program. She also completed a post-graduate fellowship with the Trinity Fellows Academy. She is originally from Nashville, TN, and currently resides in Washington, D.C.