Alexis-Carlota Cochrane

Alexis is a passionate educator, activist, and communications strategist, actively working to build community, mobilize knowledge, and deconstruct oppressive systems. She is skilled in digital communications, accessibility strategies, youth engagement, and social justice. As a Peruvian-Canadian, she is heavily immersed in Latinx activism, as well as mental health advocacy and LGBTQ2S+ rights.

Alexis is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication, New Media and Cultural Studies from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She also acts as the UofMosaic Program Manager, a Mosaic Institute university and college-level fellowship program that provides young changemakers with professional and personal growth opportunities, and helps them to collaborate on youth-led projects to dismantle prejudice on campuses across Canada. She currently works and learns on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee, the Anishinaabe (including the Mississaugas of the Credit) and the Huron-Wendat.