AlexandrA Heffern

Alexandra graduated with honors from New York University in 2015, receiving a BA in Politics and Global Liberal Studies. While at NYU, she spent a year in Italy studying policies of the European Union and US-European relations since World War II. She was also one of thirty-five students invited to participate in a leadership summit in Abu Dhabi, examining theories around inclusive leadership. Prior to joining Foreign Policy for America, she worked as the social media manager for TheStreet, a financial newsroom, and completed research internships at Chartwell Investment Partners and TED Talks. Contact Alexandra at

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