Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute 2018
Alex McDonald is a San Diego local who attended middle school and high school in the South Bay community of San Diego. After high school she attended San Diego State University, and then went on to receive a juris doctorate from California Western School of Law as a Kennedy Scholar. During her time at California Western, she served as an executive editor on the law review, and worked for local non-profit organizations including Think Dignity and the California Innocence Project. Since law school she has worked as a Deputy Public Defender defending the rights of the San Diego community within the legal system. Alex is excited to be a part of the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute to learn how to better serve her community.