Alisha Slye serves as Global Director of Blackstone LaunchPad, an innovative campus program that introduces entrepreneurship as a viable career option for students by offering a network of mentors and support resources. Over the past three years, she has lead the strategic global expansion of the program and development of the Blackstone LaunchPad Global Network now accessible on over 19 campuses by 500,000 students. She also supports other Foundation projects and initiatives.
Prior to this role, Ms. Slye served as Regional Director of Blackstone LaunchPad in Pennsylvania. She previously held marketing and business development roles at Deloitte, leading key national programs and initiatives targeting entrepreneurs and emerging and high-growth companies. In addition, she also held roles at Georgetown University and Intelsat.
Ms. Slye received her BA in Psychology and Women Studies from Boston College. She resides outside of Philadelphia, PA.
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