Alejandra currently serves as Special Advisor to UNT Dallas President and is the founder of the Principal Impact Collaborative at UNT Dallas (PIC). She was instrumental in PIC's development and launched the program in 2016 with the goal of improving principal retention and leadership capacity in urban public schools. Under her leadership, PIC has expanded program offerings to meet diverse needs of districts and education leaders, reaching 325+ experienced principals, new principals and district leaders across DFW. Her vision ensured that education leaders received high-quality learning experiences that shape their whole selves, so that they can be fully equipped and energized to lead their schools and districts in the service of students.
Prior to leading PIC, she discovered her passion for education while serving as the Operations and Program Manager at Educate Texas, at the Communities Foundation of Texas. She began her career in the private sector, as a financial analyst in the energy sector and then as a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group in Dallas. She received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and her MBA from Columbia University. Alejandra serves on the board of the Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation and published an Op-Ed in the Dallas Morning News related to principal well-being. Originally from southern California, Alejandra and her husband have happily made roots in Dallas with their four young children.