Janice Dsouza serves as VP of Marketing & Communications. Bringing over 10 years of marketing experience and in her role, she leads the Alliance’s marketing team, and takes on the Alliance’s nationwide marketing strategy and organization’s brand impact nationwide. Prior to The Alliance, she led marketing efforts at several organizations, including Girl Scouts – N.C. Coastal Pines, Carolina Small Business Development Fund, and worked in internal communications at Blue Cross Blue Shield NC. Janice attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. Janice also holds a certificate in Digital Marketing from UNC Chapel Hill and a certificate in Community Development Finance from the Opportunity Finance Network. When she’s not working, Janice enjoys reading contemporary fiction and nonfiction, visiting local coffee shops and book stores, journaling, and writing her own novels.