Born and educated in New York, Alex has worked in education in the U.S, Australia and the UK. A graduate in English and French Secondary Education, she is also a qualified teacher of the deaf. Alex has taught English, Maths, Geography and History and has written innovative cross-curricular, values-based programmes linking Politics and Government, Geography and Citizenship. She has studied psychology, philosophy, comparative religions and international affairs and is a member of the UNA-UK and avid supporter of the work of the United Nations. Passionate about education, inclusive democracy, global human rights, and those things which universally unite us. A realist and optimist.