Alexandria Bolling

Arts Education Specialist and Oramenta Newsome Fellow with LISC

Alexandria (Alex) Bolling is a passionate educator and dedicated advocate for youth development, with a particular focus on strengthening public education and programming for communities in need. A recent Howard University graduate with a degree in English, she completed a teacher education program and is a licensed Secondary Education teacher. During her teaching stint at the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science, she successfully fostered academic growth in students. Having worked with prominent nonprofit organizations such as Housing Opportunities for Women and Children in Chicago, Alex has experience assisting with youth programming and community outreach.

Alex has supported several small, youth-centered businesses through marketing, brand development, and community outreach. Most recently, she contributed to educational nonprofits such as the Appletree Institute for Education Innovation, administering student assessments and analyzing data from public charter schools in the DC metro area, primarily in Southeast DC, to enhance student success and classroom quality.

As a 2024 Oramenta Newsome Fellow with LISC, a community development organization in Washington, DC, Alex will be assisting Project Create this summer with community outreach and engagement efforts, as well as place-based initiatives.