Alia McKee is a principal at Sea Change Strategies, a strategic marketing and research consulting firm that specializes in high-touch donor engagement. Alia is a senior online communications and fundraising strategist with more than ten years "in the trenches" experience developing brand-perfect integrated marketing and fundraising campaigns. Clients have included: The Wikimedia Foundation, Amnesty International USA, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the International Rescue Committee, The Wilderness Society, Earth Justice, The Center for Community Change and Conservation International among others.
She recently launched a passion project -- Lifeboat: Friends at their Best -- a movement of people rediscovering deep friendships by confronting the friendship crisis with simple practices that work.
Alia is a noted speaker, author and blogger. She earned her masters in Public Affairs from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin and her masters in Social Work at UT Austin as well.