Alyse Deutsch is a consultant at APCO Worldwide and is based in Chicago. She is a member of the firm’s Health practice, where she is eager to contribute to APCO’s success by leveraging her project management, development and language skills.
Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Deutsch worked for the Alzheimer’s Association as events manager for the #2 peer-to-peer fundraising event in the country. Leading the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Chicago suburbs, Ms. Deutsch led end-to-end development strategy, strategic partnerships and external communications. Ms. Deutsch’s events raised nearly $400,000 for Alzheimer’s research.
Having completed a college semester abroad at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Ms. Deutsch returned to Beijing after graduation from Indiana University to start her career. She began in the international education technology industry where she helped grow the operations practice for Vericant, the most widely-required video interview and spoken English assessment in North America. In this role, she used her fluency in Mandarin to guide Chinese students through the application process for U.S.-based and other English-speaking universities.
Before returning to the United States, Ms. Deutsch traveled to Taiwan and acted as the United States representative on the Executive Committee for the Taiwan-America Student Conference (TASC). She planned and led the 3-week-long Taiwan-based international student conference, whose goal was to provide a bold, inspiring environment for delegates from around the world to see and experience the power of cross-cultural partnership.
Based on her experience in EdTechn startups, Ms. Deutsch was then invited to join HiLink Education. In this multi-functional role, she not only worked in an HR capacity to grow the operations tam of this English language learning platform but was also instrumental in managing HiLink’s international social media and marketing strategy. Ms. Deutsch graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and East Asian Studies.