Maloney., A. (2023). "Building the Next Generation of Inclusive DEIJ+ Leaders". Cornell University Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. 

Maloney, A. (2023). Featured Speaker. "Building an Inclusive Foreign Affairs Community". Harvard University HUFPI Women in Foreign Policy Conference. 

Interview (2022). "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in NatSec with Alexandria Maloney " Next in Foreign Policy. 

Meet Alexandria

Alexandria is a foreign affairs professional with nearly a decade of social impact experience.

She currently serves as the President of Black Professionals in International Affairs (BPIA) and as a visiting lecturer at the Cornell University Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. 

Alexandria is a foreign affairs professional with nearly a decade of social impact experience. Her passion for supporting DEIJ+ efforts stems from her personal experience navigating the foreign affairs field with past experience including the U.S. Department of Defense and White House Initiative for HBCUs. 

By 30, she was named one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People of African Descent”, a “Forbes 50 Champion” for Black and Brown communities, and Distinguished Alumni of the Year at her alma mater in Italy for her leadership in building ecosystems to educate, prepare, and empower an organic reach of over 60,000. During the pandemic, she co-founded “The World is Watching BLM”, a global coalition supporting the international Black Lives Matter movement resulting in her as a featured speaker at the United Nations, G20 Civil Society Summit, and others. 

A Maryland native with a passion for community engagement work, Alexandria is a founding chair of Foreign Policy for America’s NextGen Diversity in National Security (DINS) Working Group. She is a member of the Truman National Security Project, the European Leadership Network, the Council on Foreign Relations Young Professional Briefing Series, and a 2023 ICAP fellow.

Ms. Maloney holds a B.A. in International Affairs from John Cabot University (Rome, Italy), M.A. in International Studies from Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD), and MPA from Cornell University (Ithaca, NY). She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Wake Robin Golf Club, and a junior board of trustee at JCU. 

Her expertise and interests span a host of foreign affairs, DEIJ, arts and culture, and public engagement matters.

Visiting Lecturer at Cornell University Brooks School of Public Policy on "Diversity Personnel Management" (Article Here

Forbes 50 Champion for Black and Brown communities presented by For(bes) the Culture

President, Black Professionals in International Affairs

Community Leader Supporting DEIA Efforts throughout Foreign Affairs [pictured with Secretary of State Anthony Blinken]

Planning Committee Member

2026 U.S. Semiquincentennial National American Bell

Alexandria meeting His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at the World Summit for Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome, Italy. 

BPIA Speaking Engagement with Saudi Ambassador to the US Princess Reema Al Saud

Speaking on building the future of foreign affairs with the Founder and Operations Director of Foreign Policy for America

Junior Board Member
John Cabot University, Rome Italy

BPIA National Security Briefing to the White House


The Future of DEI with Foreign Policy for America

Connecting Professionals

Active in sorority life - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Washington DC Chapter

Receiving the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy

Accepting the 2021 Truman "Rookie of the Year" Award" with Truman Senior VP Jon Margolick

Meeting Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens