For the majority of Alexandra's life she has been a devout Sickle Cell Disease Advocate. After loosing her mother due to complications with Sickle Cell Disease she increased her advocacy. SCD is the number one genetic blood disorder in the world. In the USA the majority of sickle cell patients are African American and end up receiving disparate medical treatment due to racially based implicit bias. As an advocate Alexandra is a consistent supporter of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
Black women disproportionately experience violence at home, at school, on the job, and in their neighborhoods. More than four in ten Black women experience physical violence from an intimate partner during their lifetimes. Black women also experience significantly higher rates of psychological abuse—including humiliation, insults, name-calling, and coercive control—than do women overall. ShesEnough.org was created to empower women and destigmatize victimization to help survivors identify tools and resources to help them heal. Learn More
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