Alexa Pinto is an integral member of the team charged with providing professional development programming for fellows. This includes working with fellow affinity groups and managing events and logistics.
Prior to AAAS, Alexa worked in the Bolder Advocacy unit at the Alliance for Justice, and the National Geographic Society in the education department.
Originally from New York, she earned a degree in anthropology from the University of Maryland, College Park. There, she conducted anthropological research in the United States, Chile and Brazil. In her free time, Alexa loves to read, do crosswords, travel, and play with any dog she can find.