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Ali McNichols

Speaker 3 - Ali McNichols
BA 2012 - Public Relations
Director of Brand Content
Purdue University Marketing and Communication
Carmel, IN

Ali McNichols is the Director of Brand Content at Purdue University Marketing and Communications. In her position, Ali oversees the strategic development of content to promote Purdue's brand, stories, and reputation. She accomplishes this through various channels such as social media, podcasts, and the university's premier storytelling website called "The Persistent Pursuit."

Ali brings a wealth of experience from diverse industries including government, media, creative and marketing agencies, as well as nonprofits. She is deeply committed to advancing opportunities for women and has dedicated over 10 years as a volunteer and member of the Junior League of Indianapolis. During her involvement, she has held leadership roles on the Board of Directors and served as an international conference chair. 

Ali was recognized for her achievements as a member of the Women's Fund OPTIONS 20th anniversary class and was named a finalist for the "Indy's Best and Brightest" award by Junior Achievement in 2020. She earned her B.A. in Public Relations from Purdue University and currently resides in Carmel, Indiana.