Alondra Ramirez graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Sociology. She is a Research Fellow at the Social Innovation + Change Initiative (SICI) at the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government. She previously served as the Program and Development Coordinator for the Southside First Economic Development Council in San Antonio, Texas. Alondra is a 2019 alumnae of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative’s New World Social Innovation Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School. She continues to pursue her project to empower young Latinas through faith and mindfulness within the Catholic Church. She has experience working with high needs communities as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Los Angeles. Dedicated to integrating leadership and service, Alondra participated in the inaugural Harvard-Vatican Leadership Summit on servant leadership in 2017. She has worked as a research assistant for professor Todd Roger’s Student Social Support Research and Development Lab at the Harvard Kennedy School, and in educational settings ranging from Dorchester, Massachusetts to Gaborone, Botswana to the Philippines. Born in a small town in Zacatecas, Mexico and living in San Antonio, Texas, Alondra is a proud first-generation college graduate whose purpose is to empower individuals and communities.