Alex was a graduate research assistant with GRID who worked with the EEQAP project from 2018 to 2022. His primary role was as children’s survey validator with children’s surveys in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including collaborating with Dr. Trani and team members to ensure accurate data collection, management, and analysis. Providing continued assessment of the survey questionnaire with children across schools, Alex utilized mixed research methods to produce constant validity testing during the pilot and implementation of the EEQAP. With previous experience in non-profits invested in global health and development, Alex’s career has focused on children’s education and the social exclusion-inclusion nexus, children’s nutrition and development, small-scale sustainable agriculture, infectious disease (TB), and disability studies. Alex holds two degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health from the Brown School of Social Work, Public Health, and Social Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.