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Alexandra De Filippo

Principal Advisor

Alexandra De Filippo is a Principal Advisor co-leading BIT’s international programs from the New York office. She focuses on the application of behavioral insights to improve the effectiveness of programs in the international development and humanitarian fields. Part of her work explores how to leverage behavioral insights to tackle complex issues, from shifting social norms to reduce and mitigate violence against women and children to supporting vulnerable populations in humanitarian crises to combating corruption. Alexandra also specializes in capacity building, training partners through hands-on work on projects and training workshops.

Alexandra holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Miami, earning a summa cum laude distinction, and a master’s in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Before joining BIT, Alexandra got experience in the public and private sectors, starting her career as an analyst at Citigroup and later advising federal and local governments from a variety of roles. This includes analytical positions at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, Castalia Strategic Advisors, and the City of New Orleans.