Alex is the Policy Associate and Special Assistant to the President at Ploughshares Fund, where she provides support to the President.
Prior to working at Ploughshares Fund, Alex worked for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide as a research consultant where she conducted open-source research on US policy tools used for the prevention of mass atrocities and related conflicts. She also worked as a consultant for the Aspen Institute where she aided on report writing and event planning for the Aspen Digital team. Previously, Alex served as the executive assistant at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston.
Alex holds a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. While there, she was co-chair of the Women in International Security group, and the Marketing and Outreach Chair for the Conference on Gender in International Affairs. Alex received her BA from Brandeis University. Her studies focused on diplomacy-first efforts to end conflict, and international humanitarian law.