National Leadership Program, Winter 2020
Alexander Woods was a Communications Apprentice in RespectAbility’s National Leadership Program for Winter 2020. RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities so that people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community.
As a writer, social media strategist, and creative consultant, Alexander Woods has earned a B.A. in English from Morehouse College and a M.S. in Digital Social Media from University Of Southern California. He has worked in the fashion industry for over 7 years. However, his passion lies in advocating for equality for all.
Woods was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. In high school, he held many leadership roles in Jack and Jill of America, Inc., a foundation committed to the development of African American youth as future leaders, where he began his work with nonprofits such as The Salvation Army Women’s and Children’s Shelter. Attending undergrad at Morehouse College furthered his service to his community through food drives, charity events, and service learning. As a child, the act of philanthropy was instilled in him, which is something he cherishes to this day.
Currently, Woods resides in Los Angeles, California, after finishing his graduate studies at USC. He is a freelance writer, social strategist, and creative consultant, working with an array of clients including restaurants, celebrity stylists, and influencers. He most enjoys the diversity of Los Angeles and the opportunity to work with people from different backgrounds and cultures. He loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, write, and laugh through it all!
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RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for and with people with disabilities. Learn more about the National Leadership Program and apply for the next cohort! Contact BenS@RespectAbility.org for more information.
ALL APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES
- PUBLIC POLICY/EMPLOYMENT
- ENTERTAINMENT AND NEWS MEDIA
- NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT
- CIVIC ENGAGEMENT/COALITION BUILDING
- JEWISH INCLUSION
- APPRENTICESHIP FOR BLIND AND LOW-VISION LEADERS