Alicia Hesse – Cleary

Director, College Health Initiatives

Alicia leads government affairs around the growing and changing college mental health policies and initiatives on campuses. She has over 20 years of experience working at the intersection of business and government within the education, health, media, and economic development sectors in the US and abroad. She is the co-founder and served as program director of Arts2You, a counseling service that utilizes the arts modalities as a tool in enhancing social-emotional learning and health and wellbeing. Alicia received her Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College and is currently pursuing her Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Expressive Arts Therapy at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.