Alexandra Bauman is a junior studying History, Spanish and Arabic. Her concentration is in Social Change and Social Movements, specifically in the Middle East, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Alexandra grew up in Washington, DC and her passion for politics can be traced back to her upbringing in the city. After graduation, Alexandra hopes to pursue a career in law or public service.
At Yale, she is on the board of the Yale College Democrats and spends much of her time working with organizations in New Haven. She coordinates a soup kitchen on Friday nights, volunteers at a youth homeless shelter, and works on various political campaigns in the area. Alexandra is also a reporter for the Yale Daily News. She has participated in various Yale fellowships on the Middle East, such as the Peace and Dialogue Leadership Initiative and the Israel Education Fellowship. She has also studied abroad at the University of Jordan in Amman.
Alexandra hopes to use the skills and knowledge she acquires on her Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Fellowship to encourage interfaith political dialogue between the Jewish and Muslim communities on Yale’s campus.