Alex is the Field Building Manager and Special Assistant to the President at Ploughshares Fund. In this role Alex supports the organization’s field building work as well as provides special assistance to the President. She can also be heard on the Press the Button podcast.
Prior to working at Ploughshares Fund, Alex worked for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide where she conducted open-source research on US policy tools used for the prevention of mass atrocities and related conflicts. She has also worked as a consultant for the Aspen Institute and was co-chair of the Women in International Security New England chapter. In her volunteer capacity, Alex stood up and ran a DC grassroot team for the Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Alex holds a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a BA from Brandeis University in Politics. Her studies focused on conflict resolution, security studies, and international humanitarian law.