Thought Partners for
Social Innovators

The ORS Impact team has earned a global reputation for leadership, insight and innovation. We work collaboratively with our clients, bringing our distinctive expertise in planning, measurement and evaluation to their most vexing challenges.

Alice Opalka , MPA


Alice believes in the value of learning from data and collaboratively building strategies to guide social impact work. Alice is motivated by what's possible when organizations working across complex issue areas align and connect efforts, and enjoys supporting partnership across sectors through shared planning and understanding. She is excited to partner with change-makers to dig into the context and nuance of the ecosystems they work in and amplify their efforts.
Alice joined ORS Impact in the summer of 2021, bringing experience in policy research in the field of public education. At her prior work, Alice used mixed research methods to understand education system improvement and innovation efforts and supported formative evaluation on collaborative initiatives. She received her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Analysis at Scripps College, and a Masters degree in Public Administration at USC. Prior to graduate school, Alice served two years as an AmeriCorps member, coordinating a children's literacy program and providing college access coaching.
Alice is rooted in Seattle, and can often be found cooking, biking along Lake Washington, and spending time with her friends, family, or cat.