Alexandra Alondra Alvarez
Currently a fourth year undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, Alexandra Alondra Alvarez is pursuing a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis on Cell and Developmental Biology and minoring in Toxicology. She will be graduating this May and she has been involved in AMWA by being an active member of the Cancer and Women’s Health committee in her branch, joining the AMWA 103rd Annual Conference Pre-Medical Planning Committee, being the UC Berkeley AMWA branch Public Relations as well as the past National External Relations Chair and National President-Elect. Apart from AMWA, Alexandra is passionate about women’s health and runs a nonprofit called Generation Flow. (previously known as Ladies for Change) that aims to raise awareness on the lack of hygienic menstrual products for women in need everywhere. She also currently works in physiology research under Diana Bautista, studying the mechanisms behind touch, pain, and itch and is working on finishing up her senior thesis. She has really loved seeing AMWA’s mission brought to life through its members and everyone she comes across. She loves seeing how students gain the support and resources they need to pursue their passion and is humbled to serve as the Premedical President for this term.