Aileen Alon

Program Manager
Venture Cafe Miami
North Miami, Florida

Aileen is fueled by a passion for building creative, sustainable, inclusive, and engaged communities. She is currently the Program Manager for Venture CafĂ© Miami, where she curates programming and partnerships to strengthen connections, creativity, and collaborations between diverse innovators, entrepreneurs, and others seeking to create positive change in their communities. In addition, Aileen has done consulting around cultural arts and creative placemaking. She previously spent seven years spearheading the integration of the arts and culture into neighborhood revitalization strategies for the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation, which was named a case study in for best practices in creative placemaking and community development by the National Endowment for the Art’s Exploring Our Town Program in 2013. Aileen is active on several boards and committees geared towards civic engagement, culture, and leadership development.