Alyssa Candelmo


Alyssa supports the work of various Character Lab departments to help advance the organization’s mission and goals. 

Before joining Character Lab, Alyssa worked for numerous social justice organizations. Alyssa holds a Master of Public Policy Degree from the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School for Leadership & Public Policy and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs with a minor in Psychology from the University of Virginia.

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys loving on her two cats, having impromptu dinner parties with friends and family, and binge-watching sci-fi mystery shows with her partner. 

Alyssa’s pronouns are she/her/hers.