Alejandra Martinez

Alejandra (Aly) Martinez is a research associate for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She was previously an interdepartmental program assistant and interned with CFR's publications team during her final year of college. Aly has also interned with Bancroft Press in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated with a BA in political science and writing from Loyola University Maryland.


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