Alexa Walls

Program Manager, Building a Better Response

Alexa Walls manages the “Building a Better Response (BBR): Strengthening Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Capacity and Engagement in the International Humanitarian Architecture” project.  Funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, BBR aims to build the capacity of NGO staff to engage with the humanitarian system in improving overall coordination and response to the needs of communities affected by disaster.  Walls graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where her major was Science and Technology in International Affairs with a concentration in biotechnology and global health. Prior to her current role, Alexa worked as a Project Coordinator at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and as a Business Specialist in the Emergency Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.