Alexandra is the Global Coordinator for Community Engagement at the United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Alexandra has worked in the Philippines, Iraq, Sudan and South Sudan. Prior to working for OCHA, Alexandra worked on humanitarian communications for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Alexandra was the Country Director for BBC Media Action in Sudan and later as Radio Producer for the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. In 2002, she co-founded the non-profit organization Journalists for Human Rights (JHR). Throughout her humanitarian career, Alexandra has also been a documentary filmmaker. She has completed two feature films, including The Longest Kiss, which follows six young Sudanese from different backgrounds ahead of the 2011 separation of South Sudan. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Alexandra received her MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics.