About Us

Alaina Leggette, SIPA

Alaina Leggette is a first year MPA student studying Urban and Social Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Prior to entering graduate school, Alaina was a Teach for America Corp member, working as an 11th grade Physics teacher in Dallas, Texas. Her work in the classroom exposed her to inefficiencies in schools and made her passionate about finding solutions to progress student learning.