Alexandra is 19 and she was born and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya until she was 16 and moved to boarding school in the UK. She is currently studying her undergraduate degree in Government at the London School of Economics. Alexa is in ethnic politics and social conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa . While living in Kenya, Alexa frequently volunteered at charities in Kibera slums and orphanages in Nairobi. Alexa is passionate about creating equal opportunities for the youth in Africa and hopes the Youth Council will help her better learn some of the specific problems disabled youth in Africa face and what we can do to help them.