Alisha Fernandez Miranda
Author, My What If Year; Podcast Host, Quit Your Day Job
Alisha Fernandez Miranda is the author of a coming-of-middle age story, My What If Year: Four Internships, Three Countries, Two Kids and One Life-Changing Misadventure, coming from Zibby Books in 2023. Detailing her year of unpaid internships in the dream jobs of her childhood, the book follows Alisha on her quest to figure out what might have happened if her life had taken a different path. Her story has been featured in Business Insider and Moms Don’t Have Time to Write. Alisha is also a co-author of the forthcoming 50 Years: Kinloch Lodge, a culinary celebration of one of the Isle of Skye’s most exceptional hotels, and the host of Quit Your Day Job, a new podcast that takes you behind the scenes of your dream jobs.
Alisha serves as chair and former CEO of I.G. Advisors, an award-winning social impact intelligence agency that consults with the world’s biggest nonprofits, foundations, and corporations on their philanthropy and social initiatives. A graduate of Harvard University and the London School of Economics, her writing has been featured in Vogue, Business Insider, Romper, and Huffington Post. Originally from Miami, she currently lives in Scotland with her husband and children.Follow Alisha on Instagram @alishafmiranda and @quityourdayjobpodcast, Twitter @thequeenbis, and her website at www.alishafmiranda.com.