As part of the Temple Rome Entry Year team, Alyssa works to recruit students from around the world, supporting them throughout the application process.
A Los Angeles native, Alyssa spent an undergraduate semester in Florence—an experience that impacted her profoundly. She’s thrilled to be in a role where she can encourage young people to take risks and expand their sense of self.
Before relocating to Rome, Alyssa was the Assistant Director of Development for a national US nonprofit that prepares underserved students to pursue college and meaningful careers. She began her own career in the entertainment industry and is passionate about storytelling and the arts.
Alyssa holds a Bachelor’s in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California and a Master’s in Individualized Study from New York University.