Alejandra is the founding Director 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. Under her leadership, PIC has expanded program offerings to serve experienced principals, new principals and district leaders. She believes that all education leaders deserve 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. Originally from southern California, Alejandra and her husband have happily made roots in Dallas with their four young children.