A dedicated advocate for the advancement of the US Latino community, Alejandra Campoverdi is the Managing Editor of #EmergingUS at the Los Angeles Times, a venture between award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and the Times. #EmergingUS is a digital magazine focused on the intersection of race, immigration, and identity in a changing America. Prior to joining the Times, Alejandra served as Senior Advisor for Innovation and Communications Strategy for Univision Network News and was a part of the team that launched Fusion, a digital and television joint venture between ABC/Disney and Univision. In addition, she appeared regularly as a host/producer on DNA, an interactive television show focused on social issues which formerly aired weeknights live on Fusion.Alejandra served in the Obama White House from 2009-2012, most recently as White House Deputy Director of Hispanic Media, where she briefed President Obama in preparation for interviews with Hispanic media outlets and worked to implement the White House’s communications strategy in relation to the Hispanic community. Prior to that, Alejandra worked in the White House Chief of Staff's Office as Special Assistant to Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Mona Sutphen. Alejandra Campoverdi is the Founder and President of A Fighting Chance Now, which empowers Hispanic youth to reach their full potential by connecting them with the support, resources, and tools to take their future into their own hands. She graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and received her Master of Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Alejandra currently sits on the Executive Advisory Board of the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy.