Alumni Spotlight: Aliguma Young ’94
Aliguma Young, MBA is currently Chief Strategy Officer and Founder of Doing Good Business, Inc, a career and business strategy consulting firm. She is also an active mom to four children.
Aliguma has nearly 15 years of business experience in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations including higher education, human services and cultural organizations. Most recently she was leading the multimillion dollar capital campaign for the construction of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. Aliguma has worked in Corporate and Foundation Relations with Georgia State University and in BtoB sales with the Hershey Company.
Aliguma graduated with an MBA in Finance from Ball State University where she was selected as a national winner of a National MBA Association Scholarship. She also received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Child Development with a minor in Africa and New World Studies and a concentration in Community Health. While in college Aliguma won the Dean’s Award for Leadership, was a finalist for the Wendell Philips Award for Oratory and Community Service, on the Dean’s List, President of the Pan African Alliance (Black Student Association), President of the Black Theater Company, danced in Spirit of Color (dance troupe), sang in Essence (a women’s acapella singing group) and wrote for the weekly newspaper the Observer.
Aliguma is active in the community serving as a volunteer to several nonprofit organizations including being Co-Chair of the Tufts University Black Alumni Association, Refugee Family Services, and the Hammond House Museum.
Aliguma currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her beloved David and their four children and is a passionate advocate for families and access to opportunities for women.