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Alexandra Walsh

Alexandra Walsh

Class Year: 2025

JD/MBA Program Model (3 or 4 year): 4-year

Hometown: South Glastonbury, CT

Undergraduate Major and Institution: History and Literature at Harvard University

Prior Graduate Degree: MSc, Child Development Research and Policy from the University of Oxford

Previous Professional Experience:  Mission Hill After School Program (various roles including Program Director); Fulbright Scholar in Madrid (working for a Spanish NGO called the Fundación Secretariado Gitano); Dumbarton Oaks (Public Programming and Community Outreach Coordinator)

Extracurricular Involvement:
Penn Law: Associate Editor for the Regulatory Review; Incoming Associate Editor for the Journal of Constitutional Law; VP Public Speaking Society; Penn Law Women’s Association
Wharton: Social Impact Club; Education Club; Cocktail Club

Career Plans: I plan to begin my career by practicing law. One day, I hope to begin my own agency or social impact fund that seeks to advance educational equity and solve micro-level problems in the public education system.

Why a JD/MBA?: I came to Penn Carey Law to hone the analytical and problem-solving skills I needed to become an effective legal advocate for young people. During my 1L year, I realized the importance of substantive management and leadership training to the successful pursuit of my holistic career goals. The JD/MBA enriches my legal and business school experiences with multidisciplinary focus, enabling me to blend my many interests and providing me ultimate optionality as I build a unique career focused on creating positive change.