She has held various policy and research-based roles in both higher education and the not-for-profit sector. In these roles, she has drawn on strong collaborative and research-led analytical skills to contribute to complex projects concerning diverse social policy issues. These include mental health service provision, domestic and family violence and migrant social infrastructure.
Prior to joining Nous, Alexandra engaged in the development and execution of research projects in higher education and not-for-profit organisations. As a University of Melbourne research assistant, she contributed to projects that related to pertinent national and state policy issues.
At the Centre for Multicultural Youth, Alexandra contributed to the evaluation of a large-scale mental health program delivered to young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Moreover, at Action Research Centre she worked on the first comprehensive review of the effects of domestic and family violence on Australian children.
Alexandra holds a Master of Social Policy and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from The University of Melbourne.
Alexandra enjoys travelling and enthralling herself in diverse cultural experiences. She is an avid fiction and non-fiction reader. She also loves to cook and explore different cuisines.