Alexandria Washington is a Doctor of Public Health Student at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She has a prevention-focused mindset and hopes to one day contribute to the elimination of diabetes and obesity through food literacy. Along with a passion for food literacy, she is passionate about volunteering and health education. Ms. Washington served as a Co-Chair for the Northwest Florida Cancer Control Collaborative and is an active member of the Florida A&M University Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society, the National Association of Professional Women, and various other organizations. Recently, Ms. Washington was named as one of the Tallahassee Democrat’s 25 Women You Need to Know for her various efforts in the community and professional achievements. Upon completion of her schooling, Ms. Washington plans to relocate to New Orleans, Louisiana and start a non-profit centered on food literacy.