Alison Overseth '84

Alison Overseth is the chief executive officer of the Partnership for After School Education (PASE), a nonprofit that works with hundreds of community based organizations, higher education institutions, and corporate partners to improve the quality of opportunities available to young people living in poverty in New York City. With over 25 years of experience in the youth serving profession, Ms. Overseth directed a management initiative for the Fund for the City of New York to strengthen the nonprofit agencies that provide community support for young people, and served as the founding president of the board of directors of PASE for 12 years. Ms. Overseth serves as the chair of the board of trustees of Smith College, is on the advisory board of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School, has taught leadership courses at Bank Street College of Education, and is a trustee of the FDR Presidential Library and Museum. Ms. Overseth was a director at the First Boston Corporation, specializing in corporate restructurings, from 1984 to 1992. Ms. Overseth is a graduate of Smith College and Columbia Business School.

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