Alexa graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a degree in dietetics. Her passion for nutrition education began her sophomore year, when she secured a grant and developed a free, monthly nutrition education and cooking program at the Family Resource Center for the community of Oxford, Ohio. After graduation, she served as an AmeriCorps FoodCorps service member in Washington, D.C. where she is partnered with a local non-profit organization that teaches garden and nutrition education to elementary school students. She has been an avid advocate for this community and has most recently worked to secure additional funding for Washington, D.C.’s School Breakfast program.
Field placement: Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council