In 2013 Alecia Ivery graduated from Hope College with a degree in exercise science. Alecia worked at Girls in the Game from 2013 to 2022, serving in a variety of roles such as a citywide initiative manager, senior program manager, and director of training and innovation. Now she is the Midwest lead consultant and national trainer for the Center for Healing and Justice Through Sport. Outside of her career, Alecia is the apostolic expansion team director for Word Up Ministries Apostolic Church where she reintroduces church to community members. Her passion for sharing her faith was cultivated in college. “Being able to come to Hope and actively seek opportunities to learn and grow in my faith was an awesome experience,” she said. Alecia’s incorporation of her career and faith is an encouraging example for students and alumni.
Hope College is proud to honor Alecia Ivery ’13 with the 2022 10 Under 10 Award. The 10 Under 10 Award honors emerging leaders who are making significant contributions by living out their callings; engaging in the local and global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement; and using their education to think about important issues with wisdom and clarity. Award recipients also communicate effectively to bridge boundaries that divide human communities and act as agents of hope living faithfully into their vocations. Designed for alumni who are within 10 years of graduation, these awards are presented by the Hope College Alumni Association. Make a nomination today.