P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Alex-Handrah Aime, 2002

Director, Network Investments - Emerging Markets, Facebook

Alex-Handrah Aime is an immigrant from Haiti

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MBA/JD in Business and Law at Stanford University

ALEX-HANDRAH AIM is Director of Network Investments - Emerging Markets at Facebook. Previously, she was Managing Director of Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) based in Johanessburg, South Africa.

Alex was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and grew up in Brooklyn.

Alex completed a joint degree program in business and law at Stanford Univeristy in 2005. She graduated from Harvard University cum laude in biochemistry.

During her time at Stanford University, Alex focused on conjoining her private sector and public policy interests. She was the senior submissions editor for the Stanford Journal of International Law, for which she organized a young scholars symposium on Africa and the law. Through the Stanford University Law School, she taught incarcerated youth about the criminal justice system as part of the national StreetLaw program, served as a legal intake intern at the East Palo Alto Community Law Clinic, and worked on asylee applications through an immigration law clinic. In addition, she served on the board of directors of International Development Exchange, a multinational San Francisco-based nonprofit committed to economic justice and empowerment for the most marginalized segments of societies.

Alex worked in Washington, London, and Johannesburg for Mercer Management Consulting. While working on a railroad privatization project in South Africa, she became impassioned about international economic development. Following Stanford she worked for Goldman Sachs International in the Investment Banking Division, then later in the European Special Situations Group.

Alex plans to devote her career to promoting economic development and strategic expansion in Africa and the Caribbean.

  • MBA Business | Stanford University 2005
  • JD Law | Stanford University 2005
  • AB Biochemistry | Harvard University 1998
Work History
  • Facebook, Director, Network Investments - Emerging Markets | June 2019 - PRESENT
  • County of Los Angeles, Executive Advisor | September 2017 - June 2019
  • Emerging Capital Partners, Managing Director | October 2008 - October 2017
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