Alexandra Akaakar joined the Johnson Center as a data analyst in January 2022. In this role, she supports data collection, presentation, and analysis for the Community Data and Research lab, including dashboards that effectively communicate the evaluative successes of Johnson Center projects.
Alex is a microbiology and agribusiness graduate who is passionate about economic development, food, and agriculture. These interests guide her as she pursues research and professional projects to satisfactory outcomes.
Her motivation in life can be summed up in two statements, “Find a problem in the world and solve it” and “Understand a process, then improve it.” Alex’s goal is to bring technological advancement to developing countries and enable them to actively participate in the global economy while achieving comfortable living standards.