Originally from Michigan, Alexa is a graduate of Michigan State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in comparative cultures and politics with a minor in Portuguese and business cognate. During her time at MSU, Alexa studied abroad in South Africa, Portugal, and Sri Lanka. Alexa’s time abroad and work with the American Semester Program and Exchanges at MSU led her to pursue a career helping international students have successful and impactful experiences abroad. Prior to assuming her current position at ISEP, Alexa interned with NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Alexa is passionate about the performing arts and in her free time enjoys listening to live music, spending time with her family, watching Seinfeld, and exploring her new home, Virginia.