Alicia is currently an antitrust associate at a large international law firm in Washington, DC. Her practice focuses on antitrust litigation, internal investigations, and merger review.
Before becoming an attorney, Alicia was enrolled in the dual-degree MPP/JD program at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Alicia served three years as the Editor-in-Chief for the Africa Policy Journal where she managed the publication process, spearheaded the launch of a new website, and regularly interviewed prominent African scholars and politicians. Alicia also worked as a student-attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and represented low-income Boston residents in landlord-tenant and foreclosure disputes. Alicia was a Harvard Public Service Fellow, an Open Society for Rights and Governance Fellow, and was awarded the Susan C. Eaton Memorial Prize for her thesis on barriers for African women lawyers who seek to enter the judiciary.
Outside of law, Alicia has also worked with several non-profit organizations specializing in international development programs. She began her career at an NGO where she supported agricultural development programs in Central Europe and Eastern Africa. Alicia subsequently joined the National Democratic Institute where she was promoted into a newly-created role to manage grants for governance programs and serve as a liaison to the Central and West Africa team.
In addition to her MPP and JD, Alicia earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Spelman College. Alicia resides in Baltimore, MD and loves interior design, travel, bubbly wine, and ice cream.