Alexandra leads efforts to maintain and advance Kendall Square’s vibrant ecosystem in partnership with the extraordinary local and global companies located in “the most innovative square mile on the planet”. She brings her strong interest in place-making to help shape this unique community.
Alexandra spent 18 years at the Boston Society of Architects, where she was responsible amongst other things for hosting creative brainstorming sessions exploring new and changing uses for important places in Massachusetts, such as the South Boston waterfront and the Boston Harbor Islands. Following that, Alexandra spent four years as the first Director of Public Programs at the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
Alexandra was then recruited to run a major project in San Francisco where she was the leader of the year-long series of events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. During the anniversary year, she organized over 100 events with not-for-profits, historical and environmental groups, culminating in a major event on Memorial Day that attracted over 250,000 attendees. Alexandra successfully coordinated with city, state, and federal government agencies and worked with dozens of major corporate sponsors.
Alexandra has served on the Arlington Center for the Arts board, the Arlington Land Trust and is a member of the Massachusetts Audubon Society Council. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College that included an environmental studies program at Williams College.