Alexandra Jacobo-Mares, BA
Program Coordinator, International Programs,
Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice
Alexandra coordinates the International Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program and the International Visitors Program. She also assists with coordinating the International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative conferences. Alexandra has led advocacy campaigns to improve public health and safety in San Diego County neighborhoods and the San Diego-Tijuana border region. She has trained community members on how to be effective media spokespersons, developed and executed media advocacy plans, and designed and implemented data collection tools, including training community members on how to conduct surveys. Alexandra is passionate about learning from people from diverse cultures and building bridges across personal, community and international boundaries.
- Master Facilitator and Volunteer, Shakti Rising, a social change organization transforming the lives of women, girls and the larger community.
- Secretary, Board of Directors, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, a nonprofit arts organization that provides the youth of San Diego with classical ballet training.
Education / Honors
- Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of California San Diego Extension, 2009-Present
- Bachelor of Arts, English, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 2002