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Alexandria J. Maloney

Board Member at Black Professionals in International Affairs; President of The World is Watching BLM

YGLN Civil Society United States

Alexandria J. Maloney, MPA, 29, currently serves as an International Affairs Officer at USCENTCOM with the U.S. Department of Defense specializing in DEI, strategic communications, and foreign partner engagement. Most recently, Alexandria was announced as a Forbes FTC 50 Champion for Black and Brown communities alongside community leaders like Colin Kapernick, Issa Rae, and others for her work as a board member (and now President) of Black Professionals in International Affairs (BPIA) in building multiple ecosystems with an organic reach of over 60,000 to educate, prepare, and empower diverse communities to enter the international affairs and national security fields. She has been a featured speaker at the United Nations, G20 Civil Society Summit, and guest lecturer at Cornell University’s Institute of Public Affairs.

Alexandria serves as the Outreach Director for the Florida Chapter of Truman National Security Project and was awarded “2021 Truman Rookie of the Year”. She is also a Founding Co-Chair of Foreign Policy for America’s (FP4A) NextGen Initiative Diversity in National Security (DINS) Working Group, member of the European Leadership Network on Euro-Atlantic Security, and selectee of the Council on Foreign Relations Young Professionals Program. Alexandria’s past professional experience includes the White House Initiative for HBCUs and the U.S. Department of State. She received her B.A. from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, M.A. from Morgan State University, and MPA from Cornell University.