As an intern at the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, Alexandra Curran works in communications and public policy. She graduated Boston College in 2014 where she majored in History with a specialization in Gender History and Women and Gender Studies. Her thesis explored the history of sexual violence in America’s War in Vietnam. As founder of the Cumberland Monastery Preservation Alliance and the Cumberland Winter Project, Alexandra has long been a supporter of social and environmental justice. In particular, Alexandra is interested in sexual politics, women’s leadership, intersectionality and combating sexual violence.