Alexandra Clementi is an Atlanta native, and she is passionate about and dedicated to examining and solving complex urban challenges in her hometown. Alex currently serves as the Community Programming Manager at the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI). In this role, she designs and manages a monthly series of educational, advocacy, and skill-building programs and opportunities to support and empower Atlanta's community of Civic and Social Entrepreneurs. At CCI, Alex also cultivates partnerships with individuals, private companies, nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and community stakeholders interested in becoming involved and supporting CCI's programming and events.
Alex attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology with a concentration in Urban Studies. While attending Rhodes College, Alex served as a Fellow at the Center for Outreach and Development for the Arts (CODA), where she researched and advocated for stronger arts accessibility in public spaces and private institutions. Alex interned for the Urban Art Commission, where she applied her academic research on arts advocacy and community building into practical application in Memphis. After returning to Atlanta, Alex worked at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership as a Program Associate and former Data and Research Intern. In these roles, Alex coordinated and supported the community engagement programs of the non-profit, and also researched the BeltLine's community impact in Atlanta's neighborhoods.
Professionally and personally, Alex is an advocate for community-driven, cross-sector approaches to urban innovation. In her free time, she can be found traveling, exploring Atlanta's neighborhoods, eating Italian food, diving into new podcasts, and playing soccer.