Prior to LIFT, as a grant writer, Alexandra secured foundation, corporation, and government support for the Anacostia Playhouse—a performing arts organization in D.C.’s Ward 8. She also helped steward relationships with foundations and individual funders as a Major Gifts Manager at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the only major museum in the world dedicated to championing women through the arts. Alexandra earned her B.A. in Fine Art History at the University of Toronto and her J.D. at American University, Washington College of Law.