Marisol is the Executive Director of La Alianza Hispana, Inc. (La Alianza), a nonprofit community organization founded in Boston in 1971. Her strong knowledge of the Latino Community guided her to work for La Alianza. In May, 2000 she joined the organization as the Adult Day Health and Senior Center Program Director where she re-organized and transformed the program receiving the Community and Leadership Award from Northeastern University and NASDA 2nd place at National level for more unique services and best cultural acceptable Adult Day care program. Following this she was selected as the new Executive Director of LAH on October 7, 2013. Marisol was born and raised in Colombia, South America. She has a master’s degree in Public Health from Boston University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Bacteriology with concentration in Microbiology from the Pontifical University Javeriana in Colombia, graduating with Cum Laude honors. Marisol has certifications in Healthcare in Developing Countries, Management Methods for International Health and Suicide Prevention among older adults from Boston University, Master Trainer of Chronic Diseases, Stanford University, New Generation of Executives Program – The Partnership and certificate in Entrepreneur leadership in the Social Sector from Babson College.
As Executive Director of La Alianza, she utilized all her knowledge and training to rescue the agency from the most severe economic crisis in generations, guiding the organization to the road of financial recovery. She is dedicated to making it possible for all members of society to receive health care services, she believes that to be healthy is to have access to a healthy diet, safe places to live, walk and play and a good education.
Her goal and passion is to empower individuals and families, strengthen our communities and help develop the new leaders of the future generations. Her purpose is to serve as an example for women in our communities to help them realize their fullest potential.
At the present time while The World Health Organization has declared the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a worldwide pandemic, due to its capacity to transmit from person-to-person through respiratory droplets, Marisol has implemented protocols to protect the health of our participants, families, and staff, while at the same time La Alianza keep providing services to the community.
Mrs. Amaya-Aluigi is an active member of the State Tax Force on Economic Opportunities, Advisor My Brother’s Keeper, Greater Boston Latino Network, Latinas Represent and MASDA, Massachusetts adult services day association.
Marisol and her husband Daniel have three lovely daughters Gabriella, Martina & Alessia. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities and traveling.