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Alysse Dowdy

Leadership Development Operations Coordinator
Virginia Institute of Government

Alysse Dowdy's Biography

Alysse attended UVA for undergrad, receiving degrees in Youth & Social Innovation and American Studies with a concentration in Race & Ethnicity. She went on to attain her Masters in Elementary Education from Johns Hopkins University. 

Before joining the Weldon Cooper Center, Alysse was a first-grade teacher in Washington D.C and later worked in Business Operations for a local bakery in the Hampton Roads area.

Outside of work, Alysse enjoys an array of hobbies like horseback riding, ballet, and needlepoint stitching.