Alexandra (Alex) joined the Bush Foundation in January 2019, leading the Bush Fellowship applicant experience and co-managing the Ecosystem grants for the Leadership Programs team. In her role, she does what she loves most: building inclusive, thoughtful relationships with individuals of all different, multicultural backgrounds. Alex is thrilled to be coaching, mentoring, and supporting a network of leaders in our region.
With over a decade of experience, Alexandra has worked in the arts, corporate, nonprofit and public sectors, and has found her true passion in arts philanthropy, leadership, and social justice. A cultural diplomacy enthusiast from Haiti, she has worked at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, South Arts, the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs and Creative Capital.
She has master’s degrees in Public Relations and International Relations from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Communication from George Washington University. She has served on the Board of BURNAWAY, an Atlanta-based digital magazine of contemporary art and criticism from the American South.
When she is not adulting, Alex enjoys photography, graphic design, traveling, and drooling over her favorite magazine, the Monocle. Alexandra is a 2017 Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Leadership Fellow.