Class of 1988
BS, Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
After working for Rohm & Haas for all her co-ops, Ms. Alston was well prepared to embrace her career. As Director of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Pandemic Safety Officer at Comcast, the global telecommunications conglomerate, she leads EHS and develops strategies to reduce EHS risks through effective sustainable EHS management practices.
After more than 25 years in EHS, she is a leader in her field, having worked for Endo Pharmaceuticals, the Kellogg Company, Eaton Corporation, and GlaxoSmithKline. Engaged in civic organizations, she serves on the Board of the Riverbend Environmental Education Center and serves as Chair of the Eastern Region Strategic Planning Committee of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
At Drexel, she serves on the College of Engineering Advisory Board and is a member of the Drexel Black Alumni Council. In 2018, she was named to the Alumni Circle of Distinction by Drexel's College of Engineering.