Alzeta Wilson is serving JSA as Program Manager. Previously, she taught English as a Second Language in Asia and Central America. Additionally, she has worked with nonprofit organizations, such as the International Rescue Committee, serving newly arrived refugees in Atlanta, Georgia, and most recently with Discovering Justice, a civic education organization serving students in Boston, Massachusetts. She hopes to apply skills developed in each of such positions foster organizational growth, partner communication, recruitment and research for JSA programs.
Alzeta received her Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Georgia State University, and her Master’s Degree in Sociology and Demography from the University of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). She focused on quantitative data analysis in order to identify determinants of persistent economic and educational inequalities facing minority populations in the United States.
Alzeta is from Georgia; however, belonging to a military family, she spent much of her upbringing moving throughout the U.S. and Central America. The constant change in environment instilled an appreciation for diversity and a passion for serving others. During her downtime, she enjoys learning the ukulele, studying Spanish, and spending time with family and friends.