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Tricia Napor

Director of Employee Relations at Yale University
MBA 2009
Tricia  Napor

Tricia Napor is a proven human resources and corporate social responsibility leader in both the non-profit and corporate sectors, currently leading HR at 100 Resilient Cities.   Most recently, Tricia was in Talent Acquisition Programs at Arconic. Prior to that, she was the Director of Foundation Programs and Campus Partnerships at Alcoa. For Alcoa’s U.S. wide Campus Partnership Program (CPP), she combined the Company’s recruiting resources with the Foundation’s non-profit partnerships to strengthen Alcoa’s presence and impact on college and university campuses. As the former Alcoa Executive Sponsor for Yale University, Tricia has had significant success in building relationships at that school and in developing a model for campus engagement.   

In her Foundation role, Tricia led the development of global partnerships that bring about systematic improvements in environmental sustainability. Tricia also was responsible for the design and implementation of the Community Framework, a tool utilized by Alcoa locations worldwide to manage stakeholder and community engagement.   Before joining Alcoa, Tricia spent seven years working in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. While working for Ashoka, a nonprofit that supports social entrepreneurs in 72 countries, Tricia brokered long-term partnerships with individual and corporate donors on issues including women's education in Africa and water access in Latin America. She also managed a team that consulted Goldman Sachs on strategy for its 10,000 Women Campaign.  

While in business school, Tricia structured high-impact corporate partnerships for Mercy Corps and developed an internal greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy for General Electric. Prior to business school, Tricia was the Director of Education and Communications at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.   Tricia holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.