Alexandra Ali Smith
Alexandra “Ali” Smith, MSW holds a Clinical Master’s degree in Social Work from George Mason University. Ali has worked extensively with adolescents as part of a youth leadership conference where curriculum focused on Conflict Resolution, Public Speaking, Diversity and Communication Skills and other future readiness skills. Ali is passionate about helping others and has held a variety of volunteer positions which include working in the child life department at a children’s hospital, a Guardian ad Litem working with children in the foster care system and as a reading partner with Reading Connection in Washington, DC. Before becoming a social worker, Ali worked for a non-profit focusing on bringing like-minded entrepreneurs together for experience sharing from all over the world. During grad school, she worked with families experiencing poverty empowering them to achieve their financial, career and education goals. She also worked in a school setting. Ali is an avid traveler and loves learning about different cultures. When she is not working, Ali is happiest when outside hiking, playing soccer and being near the water. She loves learning and growing and has recently taken up (indoor) rock climbing and learning to play the piano. She is excited to be a part of the Embark at Tysons Corner family working as both Case Manager and Therapist.