Alexandra began programming in middle school with a brief summer course on Java. She was so excited by it that she used it for her 8th grade science fair project where she won first place in Computer Science at region and state science fairs. Alexandra has won top of category for High School Computer Science at the regional and state science fairs and is a two-time Finalist for the International Science and Engineering Fair. She has also participated in the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge. Alexandra is majoring in Computer Science at Arizona State University, where she participated in the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative for two semesters. She plans to continue research and pursue a PhD.