Alissa Fernandez joined Atlas Corps in Summer 2017. As a Partnerships Associate, she is responsible for recruiting and advising prospective Host Organizations as they consider, select, and support Fellows. She graduated from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Culture and Politics and a certificate in Women and Gender’s Studies. During her time in college, Alissa spent a semester abroad in Santiago, Chile enrolled in local universities studying ethnicity and gender in Latin America. In her free time, Alissa enjoys all things musical and finding green spaces to hike and backpack.