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Alissandra Aronow

Alissandra Elizabeth Aronow is a former international ice dancer. After retiring from competitive skating, she went back to school and is studying for a bachelor’s degree in History of Art from the University of Michigan. Alissandra served as a NextGen Co-Chair of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation from 2015-2017, where she worked with her cousins to create more family service opportunities and NextGen engagement. Alissandra is currently on the Junior Board of the Endometriosis Foundation of America and serves as Vice President of the board of trustees for the Lovelight Foundation. Alissandra is a founding Co-Chair of Figure Skating in Detroit; a youth development program that includes figure skating, tutoring, a STEM program and leadership development. It is the first expansion of a successful, twenty-year-old program in New York called Figure Skating in Harlem. She worked closely with a small team to launch the same after-school program in Detroit.

In addition, Alissandra is working with the Executive Director of the Brightmoor Alliance to create a leadership development program for high school students in Brightmoor. This leadership development effort is meant to build a sustainable program that will contribute to creating a succession plan of leadership within the Brightmoor community.

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“We need to listen and work alongside children and families to bring about a more equitable and just world.”

Alissandra Aronow, Secretary

Alissandra Elizabeth Aronow is a former international ice dancer. After retiring from competitive skating, she went back to school and is studying for a bachelor’s degree in History of Art from the University of Michigan. Alissandra served as a NextGen Co-Chair of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation from 2015-2017, where she worked with her cousins to create more family service opportunities and NextGen engagement. Alissandra is currently on the Junior Board of the Endometriosis Foundation of America and serves as Vice President of the board of trustees for the Lovelight Foundation. Alissandra is a founding Co-Chair of Figure Skating in Detroit; a youth development program that includes figure skating, tutoring, a STEM program and leadership development. It is the first expansion of a successful, twenty-year-old program in New York called Figure Skating in Harlem. She worked closely with a small team to launch the same after-school program in Detroit.

In addition, Alissandra is working with the Executive Director of the Brightmoor Alliance to create a leadership development program for high school students in Brightmoor. This leadership development effort is meant to build a sustainable program that will contribute to creating a succession plan of leadership within the Brightmoor community.