State Senate

New York, 34th District

Alessandra was born in Mount Vernon, NY. She is a graduate of Pelham Memorial High School, New York University, and Fordham Law School, where she was a member of the Fordham Law Review. In 2014, she attended the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University.

Before launching her campaign in January, she served in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration in his Counsel’s Office. Her portfolio focused on the NYS Council for Women & Girls and New York State’s women’s policy agenda. During the 2016 presidential election, she was the Deputy National Operations Director for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

Her run for office is preceded by a decade of advocacy, national leadership, and service to the people of New York, interning for Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY), the Kings County D.A.’s Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and working as Assistant General Counsel for Governor Cuomo’s Office of Storm Recovery.