Alicia Matricardi works as General Counsel and Director of Real Estate for New Economics for Women, a national nonprofit economic development organization based in Los Angeles. The nonprofit performs real estate development and programs to advance economic mobility for low-income families, particularly female-led households. Alicia works as a community economic development leader for the organization through her work to build affordable housing, primary health clinic, charter school and other commercial spaces through new construction and acquisition/rehabilitation real estate development. As a California-licensed attorney, she also performs as General Counsel for the organization, advising on all nonprofit governance, fund development, contract, and real estate matters. Alicia splits her time between work for the nonprofit and leading her own law firm, Matricardi Law, A Professional Law Corporation, specializing in transactional real estate matters and business start-ups. Alicia owns and leads Carthay Group, a commercial brokerage and development company, as a California Real Estate Broker. Alicia is a Board Member of the Southwestern University School of Law Alumni Board and chairs their Diversity and Alumni Magazine Committees. In 2015, she was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Real Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Alicia received her law degree from Southwestern University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley.