Aleksandra was born in Riga in the final years of the Latvian SSR, but she grew up in Germany and Spain. She holds a B.A. in Political and Administration Sciences and a M.Sc. in Immigration Management from the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). Aleksandra spent her Erasmus program semester at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. She currently contributes to the United Nations Association of Spain and the European Network on Statelessness, while volunteering at several local and international NGOs for projects mostly related to social integration through education. In her free time, Aleksandra is an independent researcher and a citizen journalist, who believes in a world of positive changes and equal opportunities. Her main areas of interest are migration, refugee and statelessness related issues, as well as education, integration, children’s rights and gender equality.
Aleksandra is fluent in English, Spanish, German, Russian, French and Catalan, and her love for foreign languages made her also start studying Arabic and Turkish.