Full Name
Alicia Dixon
Job Title
Executive Director
Marcus Foster Education Institute / California Medicine Coalition
Speaker Bio

Alicia has served as the Executive Director of the Marcus Foster Education Institute (MFEI) for 10 years. In that time, the organization has redirected its mission to center equity in a systems change frame, reflecting the 21st century version of the vision of the organization’s founder, Dr. Marcus Foster-the first African American superintendent of schools in Oakland. Alicia joined MFEI after working as a Program Office with The California Endowment and built and managed a portfolio that prioritized K-16 strategies to increase the diversity of the health professions. Her career spans three decades of lifting up the importance of multidisciplinary systemic change strategies in public health and education to achieve social justice. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Microbiology from the University of California, San Diego and a Master in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles.   

Alicia Dixon