Alessandra is a storyteller, educator, and community builder who delights in bringing people together, facilitating others on the path to empowerment, and crafting meaningful, evocative narratives harnessing the power of words.
Alessandra has written for publications including San Francisco Magazine, Bust, and Vox, taught and lectured at Brown University, Ohio State University, and the Prison University Project at San Quentin State Prison. She has produced radio pieces for KQED and Youth Radio, and worked as a narrative specialist with IDEO.
Currently, she is Senior Producer and Community Engagement Lead at the Stanford Storytelling Project, where she helps members of the Stanford community learn to use stories and storytelling to deepen their understanding of themselves and the world. Alessandra holds a BA from Brown University in English, and a MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Ohio State University.