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Alicia Spaulding Paolozzi

January 1, 2019

1988 – New York City

Alicia Spaulding Paolozzi was born in Boston and received her education at St. Timothy’s Baltimore and at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She resides in New York City and Charleston, South Carolina and spent time in Spoleto and Rome, where she and her late husband Count Lorenzo Paolozzi, lived for many years. Countess Paolozzi has served as assistant to the president of Boston University, on the United States Commission for UNESCO, as president of the Rome Woman’s Club, as president of the National Council of Women of the United States and as a long time officer and member of the board of The International Council of Women. For many years she was the ICW liaison to the United Nations. She was a founder and director of the Spoleto Festivals in both Italy and Charleston and was decorated by the Italian government for her support of the arts. Internationally, she has served Hungarian Relief, many UNESCO Conferences, as a delegate to Organization of American States Conferences, was on the organizing committee for the UN Nairobi Conference and is active in many United Nations official activities. She is the founder of several funds and projects in support of development, the aging, international causes and the environment. She notes, ” I have lived in parallel with Northwood for years. My commitment has been to the positive, productive effects of arts festivals on villages, towns and areas.” (Deceased 2002)