Alex (she/they) graduated from Pennsylvania State University in May of 2019 with a B.A. in History and Minor in Anthropology. During her time there she studied abroad in Israel, where she did coursework on Community Outreachand discovered her love of community building at Tel Akko. Upon returning to the US, she began an outreach fellowship with Penn State Hillel. At GatherDC, Alex works to improve engagement strategies through data using Salesforce. She focuses her engagement efforts on young Jews in their 20s and those who are new to the area. Since moving to DC, Alex has become an active member of Jewish Women International (JWI). When she isn’t in the office, getting coffee, or attending Jewish community events, Alex is usually hiking in the Virginia wilderness, going for walks in Georgetown, or checking out new restaurants in DC.