Alexandria is a recent graduate of Spelman College with a bachelors in political science from Kaiserslautern, Germany. Her academic interests center on public policy, advocacy work, and mental health.
Prior to her internship at IAVA, Alexandria worked with the Southeast ADA Center that partners with the Burton Blatt Institute and Syracuse University. While at the Southeast ADA she was involved in research on financial inclusion and accessibility for people who have disabilities, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and youth self-advocacy.
Alexandria also worked at Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University’s Nia Project advocating for people with psychiatric disabilities who want to live a more fulfilled life. She has also worked for AbilityOne, a federally funded organization that assists veterans with significant impact of disability to find employment through the Javits Wagner O’Day Act.