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A Dean's List graduate of Duke University, Alissa has been recognized with the Coca-Cola Scholar, Nordstrom Scholar, and Duke WomC National Impact distinctions, among others.


From a culmination of her work as a national Alzheimer's advocate, Alissa is currently a leader of Maria Shriver's The Women's Alzheimer's Movement where she stresses the importance of "activating the next generation" of caregiver-activists and promotes her new guidebook Alz4Kidz. 

About Alissa Anderegg

Empower. Educate. Activate.

Since the age of 12, Alissa has dedicated her life to empowering, educating, and activating people across the country for causes she cares about. Building upon this experience and her continued desire to be an architect of change, she is continuing this mission as a journalist and media innovator, inspiring the world with stories that will create a lasting impact.

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A step-by-step guide for young caregivers



As a Masters candidate at Northwestern University and former NBC's The Today Show intern, Alissa is sharing stories that people want and need to see.


Through her participation in the Miss America Organization as Miss Contra Costa County 2017, Alissa promotes the importance of scholarship, service, and STEM through speaking engagements across the country.