As CIVIC’s Director of Development, Alexandra Kenny South leads the organization’s global fundraising efforts on behalf of civilians in conflict. Alexandra brings extensive philanthropic experience to the role, including nearly a decade at Human Rights Watch, most recently as Associate Director of the Foundations & Program Liaison Office. She has also worked as a senior writer and fundraiser for the Ocean Conservancy and the American Museum of Natural History, and served as conservation programs officer for the National Forest Foundation. Alexandra holds an MA in cultural anthropology with a concentration in international affairs from George Washington University, and a BS cum laude from Longwood University. She is fluent in the German language.