Alexia D’Arco is currently the President of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. YPFP is a nonpartisan 501(c) organization that engages, builds, and amplifies NextGen voices to advance innovative solutions to global challenges. With thousands of members and weekly events, YPFP is well-known for its strong commitment to public service and its efforts to create dialogue between future foreign policy leaders and today's accomplished experts. In addition to its activities in Washington D.C., YPFP has active branches in New York, London, and Brussels, lending the organization a truly global voice and international perspective. For more information, visit www.ypfp.org
While pursuing her MA, Alexia worked at The Scowcroft Group, the National War College, and as a teaching assistant for former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. She previously served as Executive Assistant to Fred Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council and as a Program Assistant at the Berlin-based think tank Atlantik-Brücke. Alexia is a former Fulbright Scholar, and Presidential Management Fellow. She previously served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Temple University (Japan) and Rhodes College. Alexia is currently a Security Fellow at the Truman National Security Project and an Adjunct at the University of Memphis. She holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University and is a graduate of Dartmouth College.