Ali was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Williams College where she played softball and earned her Bachelors of Arts in English and Sociology in 2012. Following graduation, she began coaching softball at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH where she went on to transition into athletic administration specializing in student-athlete development. Her final role at Dartmouth as Assistant Athletic Director for Peak Performance focused on career development for student-athletes. During her time in Hanover, Ali earned her Masters in Education from the University of Washington’s IAL program. Most recently, Ali moved to California from Indiana and the University of Notre Dame. She worked in their centralized career office – first, in employer engagement, and then, in career counseling for consulting and data analytics. Ali is delighted to be part of the team at Robert Day Scholars and focuses in career coaching, program development and alumni relations. In her free time, she loves to spend time outside with her husband and CMS Men’s Soccer Coach, Ryan, and son, Fritz. They also have two dogs, Thompson & Dela, who are always looking to join the fun.