Alisha is a Philadelphia native who graduated from the College of William & Mary with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Business Marketing. While in school, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and played an active role on the chapter’s Philanthropy committee. Alisha leads FIRE’s development activities including donor relations, foundation grants, and fundraising events. Before joining FIRE six years ago, Alisha held a public affairs internship at Planned Parenthood. Alisha is a member of the Junior League of Philadelphia and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Philadelphia Chapter. She currently volunteers as a birth doula and lives in the Chestnut Hill section of the city with her husband, daughter, two Boston terriers Murphy and Millie, and one naughty kitten Georgie.