Alicia Cleaver is the senior associate director of development for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and is leading the fundraising efforts for the Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education at KIPP Baltimore. As a development officer, Alicia works with grateful patients, family foundations, and community members across the country to raise awareness and support for key priorities in the Department of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. Alicia found the calling for philanthropy early in her career as a student fundraiser, development intern, and staff member at the University of Michigan, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Systems of Global Change in 2009. Joining Johns Hopkins in early 2014 from Lehigh University, Alicia brings with her a dedication to improving our health and education systems through philanthropy and devotion to reaching our $6 million fundraising goal. Outside of the office, she is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in the Business of Healthcare at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.