Alicia is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Miami, Florida. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College, a private women’s liberal arts college in Massachusetts, where she majored in politics and minored in Latin American Studies. After graduation, she performed one year of service in Americorps to help eliminate educational inequities in low-income communities throughout the United States. Currently, she is the Co-Founder and lead Project Manager for a Web Development start-up based in Miami, FL with the aim of creating Web 2.0 sites across Latin America. Both her career and personal goals are truly one in the same: use her training, talent, and skill set to engage in meaningful work that will have a positive and lasting impact.