Meet the 2022 Boards and Commissions Fellowship Mentors


Alejandra Hernandez

Alejandra Hernandez was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. She has been in the U.S. for 27years, 20 of those living in Boston MA. She moved to Idaho almost 6 years ago. She earned a MA in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College, MA, and a BA in Educational Psychology. Most of her formal education happened in Chile where she earned a B.A in Agricultural Engineering and a MA In Social Communication. She has over 15 years of experience working in communities as an educational coach providing technical assistance to schools, and community leaders, and leading trainings, and workshop addressing a wide range of topics related to education and multiculturalism. At the present time, she is the Executive Director of the Unity Alliance of Southern Idaho, a Nonprofit organization with a mission of promoting an understanding of how All immigrants contribute to our region’s economy, way of life, and values. Passion is what drives everything she does in life. She is a lifelong learner and her mantra in life is “get curious, not furious.” Currently she lives in Twin Falls with Margarito, her best PETsona!