Half Irish, half Italian, Alex was raised in Clones, a border town in Ireland. Alex is about to be based in Geneva to intern with the International Labour Organisation. She has completed internships and research projects with the UN Foundation, in Hawassa Ethiopia, and with UN ESCAP in Bangkok.
When Alex learned about WIFP from friends she was eager to contribute to the team to encourage women to get involved in foreign policy. She contributes to the Facebook page and is brainstorming the team’s PR approach.
Alex holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and Sociology and has recently completed an M.Sc. in Development Practice, both from Trinity College Dublin. She also spent a year abroad at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.