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  • Career Launch @ Perkins

Alicia Smith

Associate Director

About

Since joining Perkins in 2019, Alicia has helped shape the Career Launch program from its start and has led the training team in developing a comprehensive customer success curriculum. In her role as Associate Director, Alicia leads the training and career service teams to ensure that program participants learn the necessary job skills to land and succeed in career-track jobs.

Prior to joining Perkins, Alicia served for more than three years as a training manager at a Boston-based social enterprise working with system-involved youth. There, she focused on providing job training in practical business settings. Before that, she spent more than two years as a Training Specialist in Ethiopia for the U.S. Peace Corps, working with English teachers, teaching K-10 English and running extracurricular activities for students. Alicia holds an MBA from Suffolk University and a BS in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University.