Alegria Technologies, LLC is a Limited Liability Company. Alegria means “Joy” in Spanish and the mission of Alegria Technologies is to utilize technology to restore the joy of victims of violence. We are dedicated to providing technology solutions and consulting services to higher education, local government, and workforce intermediaries. The company’s inaugural product is a Campus Sexual Assault Response Software tool called Keys to Coping.
Dr. Penny Smith is the founder of Alegria Technologies and Consulting. She is and author, higher education executive director and campus date rape survivor.
She is a first generation college student – graduating from Fisk University summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Smith went on to complete the masters and doctorate of education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education.
Dr. Smith’s has a 19 year executive career in government and higher education. In her highest ranking positions, she served as a Commissioner for a state department of employment services including oversight of several workforce programs and assistant provost of academic affairs of an HBCU.