Alice Vo Edwards passionate about strategic planning, research, happiness, and well-being. She has consulted with, taught classes for, held board or committee roles with, and volunteered with local charities including Lift Up Vegas, Dress for Success and Jump$tart Nevada. She is a published poet with two poetry anthologies titled “Ambrosia: Poems of Love, Longing, and Romance” and “My Best Friend Died.” She is an advocate for mental health, especially regarding measures to prevent individuals dealing with depression from progressing into worsening or chronic types of mental illness.
Alice is working on her Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology and is passionate about using psychology to understand how to increase organizational performance while helping create sustainable, healthy work environments. She has an MBA from University of Phoenix and a B.A. from Vanguard University in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Organizational Management where she graduated summa cum laude.
She feels a connection to the world through the energies that flow through us all and keeps herself grounded through meditation, working in her veggie garden, and going hiking at Valley of Fire, Red Rock, and Mt. Charleston with her family and friends. She has aspirations of being a mermaid and is SCUBA certified. Her most notable spiritual influence is C.S. Lewis, and cites “Case for Christianity” as one of her favorite spiritual books.
The Jameson Fellowship focuses on leadership and recognizes individuals – of diverse ages, races, backgrounds, sectors, and organizations - for their contributions to southern Nevada. The Fellowship is an investment in relationships and aims to build a solid and connected leadership base across the nonprofit sector.