Alejandra Alonso immigrated to the U.S. 22 years ago from Jalisco, Mexico. She’s an alumna of the University of Jalisco, where she received her degree in Accounting and English. Alejandra is the mom in a family of three and she’s also the mom to a son with special needs. She’s a firm believer in the phrase “knowledge is power” and sees education as a tool for advocacy. Alejandra lives in San Jose, California and is a member of the Santa Clara County Parent Coalition. Her son now attends a KIPP school.