Ali Duarte originally applied to be a meal delivery volunteer but jumped at the chance to become a Development Intern with Meals on Wheels in 2015. Ali moved on to become the Development Assistant in 2016, where she aided with aspects of grants, giving campaigns, digital marketing, events, and data management. In 2019 Ali was promoted to Development Manager – Grants. Ali holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies – Nutrition, Sociology, and Gerontology from San Diego State University and a Grant Writing Certificate from San Diego State University’s College of Extended Studies. Ali enjoys advocating for seniors’ needs in the community through her grant writing.
“I love working for an organization that strives to help seniors have the best possible quality of life.”