Metro Women's Leadership Summit

Alyssa Lego

Founder, Morgan Marie Michael Foundation and Shop. Sell. Strut!

Alyssa Lego

Alyssa Lego is a 16-year-old entrepreneur, philanthropist, public speaker and social influencer. She is a rising junior at Donovan Catholic High School where she is a member of their International Baccalaureate Program. Ms. Lego founded the Morgan Marie Michael Foundation and produces Shop. Sell. Strut!, the Foundation's annual fundraising event.

Ms. Lego has been recognized by numerous organizations for her community leadership and philanthropic efforts including the Association of Fundraising Professionals' Excellence in Philanthropy, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Fundraising.

In 2015, Ms. Lego co-authored "Friends who are Different," an education program that meets common core and designed for elementary students. Ms. Lego tours schools on the east coast to deliver the program and inspire young ambassadors.

In 2018, Ms. Lego launched an online boutique and pop-up shoppe. Brand A offers unique interview, appearance, and pageant wear, specialty and trendy pieces, and pageant resale items. Ms. Lego's classic, elegant, and timeless style emulates the iconic Audrey Hepburn.

Ms. Lego is a radio personality and host of the hit talk show "Chit-Chat with Alyssa Lego" on Hamilton Radio. She has combined her love of journalism and creative writing in her latest endeavor as Editor-in-Chief for Strut! Magazine.

Despite her many professional accomplishments at a young age, Ms. Lego's life is not without balance. She recharges by working out, biking, reading, and writing. She describes herself as a typical teenager who lives by the mantra, "When you look at the world with a giving heart, it looks back at you with open arms."

Breakout Session

June 7, 2:00pm-2:55pm
Giving Is So Much More Rewarding Than Receiving!

Manya and Alyssa will share how they have discovered how rewarding giving back can be!