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Vanessa DiCarlo Carta

Board of Directors member, Vanessa DiCarlo Carta
Vanessa DiCarlo Carta

Graduation Year: 2008

Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA

Current Residence: Boston, MA

Major at Santa Clara: Religious Studies

Occupation: Donor Engagement and Stewardship

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Favorite memories from Santa Clara 

  • So many to choose from, but they all come back to the incredible people I met: finding my tribe of lifelong friends as a summer orientation leader, living off campus with seven amazing women, studying abroad in Rome, and late night escapades on and around campus.

Extracurricular activities while a student at SCU

  • Arrupe Intern at Sacred Heart Community Service
  • Orientation Leader Summer 2005
  • Taking full advantage of the Malley pool and cheap fitness classes

My hobbies and interests

  • Yoga
  • Exploring new places
  • Quality time with family and friends
  • Learning new things thanks to a serious podcast addiction

Things that I am good at

  • Connecting people and ideas
  • Throwing parties
  • Avoiding email on weekends

Expertise that I have acquired in my life and career that I bring to my term of service on the SCU Alumni Board

  • Strategic and cause-based fundraising
  • Finding solutions
  • Moving plans forward
  • Showing gratitude