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Alex Crowthers

Inclusion Fellow
She, Her, Hers


Alex Crowthers joined PYD as an Inclusion Fellow in September of 2022. She is spending a semester in Boston and was matched with PYD as part of the Semester in The City (SITC) program. She is currently a Junior at Wheaton College, MA with a double major in Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies, with a minor in Religion.

Outside of PYD, Alex interns at the Rhode Island Hospitals’ Department of Psychiatry, working in a research lab Assessing Women’s Alcohol use, Resistance, and Sexual Empowerment (AWARE). She is working towards being published in her first research paper regarding the intersection of mental health and utilization of self-defense tools.

Alex has had years of experience working with children as a swim instructor and camp counselor, finding passion in advocating for youth within these jobs.

In her free time, Alex enjoys listening to music, drawing, painting, hiking, and caring for her plants and cats.