Arely Dorsey

Arely Dorsey

Events Associate
icstars

Arely Dorsey is a diligent, creative and passionate Milwaukee native who relocated to Chicago in fall of 2018. Through her previous work in non-profit and higher education, she gained experience in the areas of program development, strategic planning, academic advising, project management, event coordination, and community outreach. Arely has been given the opportunity to provide trainings on various subject matters to students, faculty and staff at both universities she worked for prior to joining icstars. She has a heart for people and strives to always help others; especially the next generation, who she likes to refer to as our future leaders. Diversity and equality are causes that resonate deeply with her, and she is committed to contributing to the advancement of both. Arely holds a bachelors degree from Marquette University in communication studies and hopes to pursue a masters degree in the future. As the special events associate for icstars, she is responsible for assisting the development department with all components of an integrated, annual signature events fundraising model including planning, organizing, and implementation to meet campaign goals.

Arely is a woman of faith who enjoys photography, traveling with her husband, concerts and spending time with friends and family.

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010