DALSIE ANDRADE serves as the Director of Business Development at the NYS Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (DMWBD). In her role, Dalsie implements strategies and opportunities to provide valuable information and resources to MWBEs with the goal of aiding in their participation and success in NYS government contracting. Prior to joining DMWBD, Dalsie cultivated and managed employer relationships in the private and public sectors to increase the number of quality internship and job opportunities for youth across the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) workforce portfolio. Dalsie has over 10 years of experience in business development, workforce development, program management, and partnership building. She also takes special interest in diversity and systemic barriers to employment. Dalsie received a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston College. A native of Brockton, Massachusetts, Dalsie moved to NYC in 2007 and currently resides in Brooklyn.