Alex joined the Open Government Partnership in February 2016 as a Communications Intern. He has lived and worked in Haifa, Israel and Mexico City, where his professional and volunteer efforts centered on education, community development, and youth empowerment. Alex is now interested in learning more about the connections between media, good governance, international collaboration, and social progress at the grassroots. He holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and a B.A. in History and English from the University of California at Davis.