In her role as Senior Program Director at the Groundswell Fund, Alex manages grantmaking through Groundswell's four funds supporting the leadership of women of color and trans people of color advancing reproductive and social justice. Prior to joining the Groundswell Fund team, Alex served as the Program Director at Third Wave Foundation, a national feminist foundation dedicated to supporting youth-led efforts for reproductive and gender justice. Previously, Alex was the Deputy Director of UPROSE, a Brooklyn-based community organization that uses organizing and advocacy to develop intergenerational, indigenous leadership for the environmental justice movement. Alex also served as the Community Mobilization Coordinator at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health and is a former board member of URGE. She holds a BA in Sociology and Women's Studies from Oberlin College, and a MPH in Reproductive, Adolescent and Child Health from Columbia University. Alex has co-chaired the Global Youth Working Group and Women of Color Working Group at Funders for Reproductive Equity (FRE), and is currently co-chair of the Board of FRE.