Alyx Ruzevich is currently a Master of Public Administration student at New York University, where she served as Co-Chair of the Wagner Food Policy Alliance. She also holds a B.A. in French with a minor in International Development. Prior to graduate school, she spent two years as a Sustainable Agriculture Extension Agent with the Peace Corps, working closely with small-scale farmers, women’s collectives, and youth groups to promote food security and environmental stewardship in rural Senegal. Alyx has also worked as a youth leader in experiential learning programs with a strong focus in urban food systems, environmental conservation, and cross-cultural exchange. Her work is driven by the conviction that some of the world's most important challenges can be solved through the lens of food and agriculture.