Alex Forrester comes to NYU from the non-profit sector where she acted as Managing Director of Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), a nationally operating education organization that provides current and former U.S. Military service members with free college preparatory programs conducted at top U.S. universities. Alex joined WSP during its start-up stages as the organization's first employee. She spearheaded the organization's national expansion, supervising the development and execution of pilot programs at 10 universities across country including Cornell, Georgetown, Harvard, Syracuse University, UNC Chapel Hill, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, USC, and Vassar.
Alex graduated from Yale University with a BA in Humanities. She was also a NCAA Division I First-Team All-American swimmer and USA National Championship Silver Medalist, holding top 25 World rankings.