Alex Houston started at Enroot as a volunteer tutor for multiple students before joining the team as the Development and Operations Coordinator. Alex was promoted to Program Operations and Development Manager, leading volunteer recruitment and training, grant-writing, marketing, and general operations.
Alex joined Enroot after completing two years of National Service as an AmeriCorps. She supported families in the Cambridge-Somerville area as the Financial Stability Fellow at LIFT-Boston by providing assistance in applying to public benefits, like health insurance and food assistance. She spent the previous year working with 9th grade students at the Burke High School as a City Year Boston Corps member.
Alex graduated from Reed College in Portland, OR with a degree in Psychology and is originally from Orlando, Florida. She enjoys spending time biking, reading, and crafting.