Alcely is a dedicated leader who works in the fields of education, technology, and corporate social responsibility. Currently, she is the Academic Manager at Toronto Business College. Her role involves overseeing the implementation of educational programs for international students and ensuring that they are in line with industry trends.

In her previous position as the IBM Global University Programs leader for Latin America, Alcely played a key role in advancing academic relations strategy. She organized training programs on emerging technologies, which significantly contributed to the region’s education progression. Earlier, Alcely worked as the Chief of Staff for the General Manager of IBM Brazil and as the Corporate Citizenship Executive at IBM Brazil. In both these roles, she fostered relationships with nonprofits, managed the IBM Volunteering program, and handled the company’s CSR investments. She also worked as a Community Affairs Manager at Microsoft.

Apart from her corporate career, Alcely actively contributes to community development. She serves on the Board of Directors at Instituto Ser+ and Parceiros Voluntarios. Previously, she was a volunteer Business Development Director at the Federation of Canadian Brazilian Businesses and led the Future of Work Committee for the Brazilian Association of Software Companies.

Alcely holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in sciences from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and an MBA in Social Entrepreneurship from Fundacao Instituto de Administracao. Additionally, she obtained an Instructional Design certificate from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), demonstrating her commitment to enhancing educational methodologies. Her educational journey also includes a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Sao Paulo, showcasing her diverse range of expertise.