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Alex Baptiste

Policy Counsel

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Alex Baptiste is policy counsel for workplace programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she focuses on state and local paid sick days campaigns, sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination and accommodations.

Prior to her work at the National Partnership, Alex practiced real estate law in the real estate department of Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia, PA. While there, she also participated in pro bono work, handling asylum, clemency and domestic violence matters. Previously, Alex worked at an immigration non-profit, coordinating their J-1 visa program, assisting applicants and sponsoring companies navigate the application process. Later she worked as an intern in the Obama White House Counsel's Office and the Securities and Exchange Commission while in law school. Alex graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s major in English and a minor in political science. She later received her law degree from American University Washington College of Law.

Alex grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Washington, D.C., in 2004. She enjoys traveling, running and spending time with friends and family.