Deidre Alexander

Senior Leadership Fellow

Portrait ofSenior Leadership Fellow

Deidre Alexander is the Founder and President of Women Educators of Color. She is an educator and serves as the Director of Special Services for a public education advocacy nonprofit, where she is responsible for the recruitment, cultivation, training, and support of a cohort of millennial adults with a goal of energizing them and engaging them in public policy advocacy in support of public education. Deidre holds a master’s in Public School Administration from Columbia University’s Teachers College and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Jackson State University. Deidre is a member of Women for Progress and the Junior League of Jackson. She is a proud native of Jackson, Mississippi.