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Kendall Alexander

Kendall Alexander is from White Plains, New York. She received her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College, with major in anthropology and a minor in economics. She is currently in her second year at Drexel University in Philadelphia, pursuing a master’s degree in public health. Kendall is interested in health policy and advocacy, particularly in relation to communities of color, the social determinants of health, and children. Prior to attending Drexel, she worked in the Health Policy Institute at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington, D.C. She has worked for other child advocacy organizations, including the March of Dimes, and 4Children in London. After completing her graduate studies, Kendall intends to work for an organization with a policy and advocacy agenda. She intends to use her experience with the Children’s Defense Fund National Office, as an intern in Child Health, to build on her policy research experience and practice writing with an advocacy lens.