Alyssa Dizon

Founding Managing Director

Alyssa is a versatile generalist, with experience managing various teams, communities, projects, and events. She is currently an Account Manager at zlien, a software platform that empowers a fair payment process in the construction industry. As a 2016 Venture for America Fellow, Alyssa joined zlien as part of a fellowship for recent grads who want to learn to build businesses while revitalizing cities around the US. Alyssa graduated with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in May 2016. She is the founding Managing Director of HackCville, where she led a transition to an all-student staff and developed many of HackCville's first entrepreneurship education programs.

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Alyssa's Published Stories

Announcement: Some exciting changes to HackCville

We’re excited to announce that we’re joining forces with…

Cville Eats: Local, fresh food at Feast!

Introducing Cville Eats, the first of our new series on the local food scene here in Charlottesville. For our first episode, our team explores the delicious food at Feast! of West Main Street.

15 hours of dance: the University Salsa Fest

The University Salsa Fest is a statewide event that brings together both student and non-student salsa enthusiasts for…

Photo Essay: University Salsa Fest 2014

Check out our photos from the University Salsa Fest, a massive statewide event for salsa lovers.

Photo Essay: HackCville’s Skillshare Week

This week was HackCville’s skillshare week – members hosted classes for each other in everything from sewing machines to wearable electronics.

Inside Darden’s Business in Society Conference

The UVA Darden School of Business “Business in Society” conference brought together a diverse audience of students, community members and business leaders to discuss the role of business in providing lasting value in an increasingly complex global society.

The Pioneer’s Interview with Sanjeev Agrawal, co-founder of Collegefeed

We sat down with Sanjeev Agrawal, Google’s former head of product marketing, about his new venture, Collegefeed.